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Haroon  Laher

Haroon Laher

Partner Fasken
Language(s) English, Afrikaans
Office(s) Johannesburg
Well respected for his considerable experience and in-depth knowledge of financial restructuring and insolvency, Haroon Laher regularly advises major banks and financial institutions, as well as creditors, liquidators and business rescue practitioners, in turnaround and insolvency issues. His experience covers a broad range of industry sectors, which include energy, mining and commodities, telecommunications, retail and agriculture. 
Haroon represents business rescue practitioners, and secured and unsecured creditors in formal business rescue proceedings in South Africa. Having lectured on insolvency and business rescue at universities, he also regularly publishes articles on these topics. 
As the Vice-Chairperson of the South Africa Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association (SARIPA), Haroon is a dedicated and active board member. He also currently lectures on insolvency and business rescue to Bachelor of Law students at the University of the Witwatersrand. Haroon served as director of Fountainhead Property Trust (a listed REIT) and oversaw Redefine's acquisition of Fountainhead's property portfolio.
  • Restructuring/Insolvency South Africa, Recognised Practitioner, Chambers Global 2017 to 2019
  • Recommended as Leader in Business Rescue, Legal 500 2015
Chambers Global Restructuring/Insolvency South Africa, Recognised Practitioner


  • LLB University of the Witwatersrand
  • BProc University of the Witwatersrand

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Vice Chairperson Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association (SARIPA)
  • Member INSOL International


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