Raaziq Ismail is a qualified attorney and notary public. At just 28, he serves as Head of Legal at Balwin Properties Limited, which is a Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed company. He also serves as a member of the company’s executive committee which is actively involved in strategic decision making and overall vision of the business. He provides legal support to three Balwin offices situated in Cape Town, Durban and Gauteng. Prior to joining Balwin Properties Limited, Raaziq worked at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as an associate where he specialized in financial markets regulatory law, derivative law, development and project finance and consumer legislation. Raaziq has extensive work experience in drafting commercial agreements, legal opinions as well as overseeing corporate and commercial transactions. Raaziq holds a BCom law degree cum laude, majoring in economics and taxation where he ranked first, besides an LLB degree cum laude where he ranked among the top 10 students. Raaziq plans to commence studying for his MBA at GIBS in 2020.