Nikita Lalla is a director at ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs) and has 6 years experience. She currently practices as an attorney in the litigation/dispute resolution department and specialises in the construction and engineering sector.
She has acted for employers/developers, contractors, sub-contractors, engineers, project managers, banks, project companies and mining companies.
Nikita’s practice experience includes drafting contracts and dispute resolution expertise in construction and engineering projects, amongst others, in energy, infrastructure and mining. She has experience in drafting standard form and bespoke construction and engineering contracts. These include Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM), Design and Build (D&B), Operation and Maintenance (O&M) and Design, Build and Operate (DBO) contracts, as well as professional appointments. Nikita has experience with due diligence investigations on target construction and engineering companies and on behalf of lenders on construction projects. She also has experience in contract administration, mediation, adjudication and arbitration on construction projects in various sectors. Nikita has in-depth knowledge of Federation Internationale Des Ingenieurs – Conseils (FIDIC), New Engineering Contract (NEC) and Joint Building Contracts Committee (JBCC) contracts.
- LLB (University of the Witwatersrand)
- Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa