Netcare Group is a holding company that operates as South Africa’s largest healthcare provider. It runs the largest private hospital in South Africa, as well as a whole range of primary healthcare, emergency care, occupational health, day surgery and sub-acute care facilities. Lynelle Bagwandeen, Netcare’s group company secretary and general counsel, leads the multiple industry award-winning legal team who consistently impress peers in private practice for their skill on a range of matters that affect the company. The team is responsible for Netcare’s legal relationship with all of its subsidiaries, its general legal business including its listing on the JSE Socially Responsible Investment Index, and the Dow Jones index. In addition to handling the company’s governance and legal requirements, the team plays a significant role on key company projects as well as its corporate social responsibility initiatives.