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Linda Sheehan

Linda Sheehan

Head of IntelligENS
mobile +27 76 498 7843

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practical experience

Linda Sheehan is Head of ENSafrica's intelligENS department. She has over 15 years of legal, forensic and technology experience in Africa, Australia and the UK. She specialises in advising and consulting in information governance, eDiscovery and contract and legal project management, using cutting-edge technology, and safeguarding against data privacy, privilege and confidentiality issues.  

Linda is highly experienced and certified in best of breed technologies, including, Brainspace, Nuix and Relativity, used for technical document-intensive reviews, due diligences, discovery processes, M&A transactions, disputes, enquiries and forensic investigations. She has extensive knowledge in forensic and legal technology, eDiscovery, data analytics and data identification engagements having previously worked within top tier, international law firms as well as a globally-leading eDiscovery and litigation support provider and Big 4 professional services firm.

Linda has advised public and private corporations as well as individual clients in various industries including audit, financial services, construction, consumer, legal, mining, pharmaceutical and parastatal, on how to leverage the power of technology with greater intelligENS and efficiencies to meet the current and emerging needs for compliance, enforcement and large transactions. Linda ensures ENSafrica adopts best-in-class technology and working methodologies to benefit its clients.

Linda has worked with clients on a range of matters including responding to data requests in regulatory investigations by US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the South African Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and the South African Competition Commission, disciplinaries in the  Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), forensic investigations involving the South African Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act and various international mediation, arbitration and litigation matters, including large-scale discovery exercises for a high-profile Serious Fraud Office litigation in the UK, construction arbitration in China and a multi-jurisdictional financial services litigation in Europe.

area of expertise



  • LLB (Liverpool John Moores University)
  • Admitted as an attorney of the Senior Courts of England and Wales