Jessica Lewis is an admitted attorney specializing in corporate and finance law. Jessica practiced as an associate in the banking and finance departments of two leading law firms in South Africa for a number of years and also established her own legal consultancy. She is currently employed as Senior Legal Counsel at Absa (Corporate and Investment Banking). She also has experience in general corporate law and mergers and acquisitions.
Jessica has a LL.B. (summa cum laude) from the University of the Western Cape and a LL.M (Professional) in International Trade Law from the University of Cape Town. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, economic empowerment, education, mentorship and the advancement of women in business and leadership.