Kaanit Abarder is an Executive at ENSafrica in the Dispute Resolution practice.
He specialises in contractual disputes, corporate disputes (in particular, shareholder disputes and disputes related to breaches of directors’ fiduciary duties), constitutional law and administrative law, and has represented numerous high-profile clients (including listed, unlisted and multinational companies) in these areas of law.
Kaanit has acted for the leaders in a variety of industries, including the manufacturing, retail, agricultural, transport, mining, pharmaceutical, clothing, media, fishing, automotive, logistics, fuels and energy, banking, information technology, facilities management, and property development sectors of the economy.
Over the years, he has been involved in a number of high-profile matters in his areas of speciality. These include leading cases in the fields of contract law, company law and administrative law.
Kaanit also has experience in the regulatory fields of various sectors, including transport and agriculture, and has represented clients in their engagements with regulators.
He has also represented clients in high-profile superior court litigation and has extensive experience in arbitrations.
Kaanit is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:
- Best Lawyers® 2023, 2022 – Litigation (South Africa)
area of expertiseDISPUTE RESOLUTION
- BA (University of Cape Town)
- LLB (Dean's Merit List) (University of Cape Town)
- Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa