RIFQAH OMAR

PARTNER

Background
Rifqah Omar is a partner at the firm and has more than 10 years’ experience. She began her career in 2007 as a candidate attorney at Bisset Boehmke McBlain. In 2009, she was admitted as an attorney and appointed as an associate at firm. She was promoted to senior associate in 2012 and became a partner at the firm in 2013.Rifqah has experience in general litigation with a specific focus on High Court litigation, professional discipline law and forensic investigations, curatorship applications and administration as well as administration of estates. She also handles family law, such as divorces and matters relating to children. She also has a special interest in Muslim personal law (family law and inheritance).
 
Areas of Expertise
  • Litigation / Dispute Resolution
  • Family Law
  • Professional Discipline Law
  • Muslim Personal Law
  • Curatorship applications and administration
  • Administration of estates

Qualifications
  • BSocSci (Governance and Politics) – University of Cape Town
  • LLB – University of the Western Cape
  • Right of Appearance in the High Court

Associations
  • Vice president of the Cape Town Attorneys Association (2017-2018)
  • Council member of the Cape Town Attorneys Association (2013-2018)

Did You Know?
Rifqah enjoys running in her spare time.

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