Racine Ramhurry is a Law Clerk at Russo PLLC whose experience consists of general corporate and commercial litigation and non-profit law across a wide array of subject matters.
Racine previously worked at Norton Rose Fulbright in complex corporate and commercial litigation, risk and advisory, and intellectual property law where she advised international banks, multi-national corporations and development finance institutions in the mining, shipping and energy sectors on company law, anti-corruption and money laundering legislation, preferential procurement frameworks, and the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and judgments. Her pro bono activities include litigating for indigenous land rights on behalf of the UMgungundlovu Community on South Africa’s largest land claim and representing victims of domestic violence, asylum seekers and juvenile offenders.
Racine clerked for Chief Justice Mogoeng at the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa where she was Awarded the Franklin Thomas Fellowship for study abroad by the Ford Foundation. She holds a master’s degree in international law from the University of Michigan Law School where she was awarded a Michigan Grotius Scholarship. Racine was selected as a PILnet Legal Fellow in 2017 where she completed a public interest fellowship in transactional lawyering for the public interest.
Racine holds a B. Com Law and LL. B (J.D equivalent) from the University of Johannesburg (South Africa) and was admitted to practice law in the North Gauteng High Court, Republic of South Africa in 2015. Prior to joining Russo PLLC in 2019, Racine was a Legal Officer at PILnet: the Global Network for Public Interest Law.