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Benita has over ten years' experience as an in-house legal advisor to the financial services industry. From 2000 to 2006 she was Head of Legal at Henderson Global Investors, one of the UK’s leading investment management companies. She was responsible for the legal function relating to its full range of corporate and fund management matters including M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances, litigation and structured funds.
At Henderson she directed the legal group to service the company’s UK, European, US and Asian operations. She was also responsible for global law firm selection and relationship and budget management.
At Jomati she advises a wide range of domestic and global law firms on providing the best and most commercial client service experience, techniques to win more profitable business from existing and targets clients as well as cultivating high-quality relationships with general counsel and commercial clients in conjunction with the firm. She does this through tailored client care initiatives, partner development, mentoring, training and strategic client development activities.
Benita also advises a range of general counsel across all sectors and jurisdictions to deliver excellent service to their business clients, management teams and key stakeholders in accordance with best industry practices and to continue to add value and develop meaningful, cost effective and valuable relationships with external law firms.