Jaya Leibowitz

Jaya Leibowitz

Jaya joined Allan Gray in 2016 and is a senior legal adviser in the Retail Legal team. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws degree, both from the University of the Witwatersrand, as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Stellenbosch Business School. Jaya was admitted as an attorney of the High Court in 2014.

Articles by Jaya Leibowitz

Insights categories - Retirement

Part 2 (updated): The two-pot system – what we know for now

By Jaya Leibowitz on 28 Feb 2024

Reading time: 6 mins

There has been a lot of noise in the past few months about the changes that are being made to the South African retirement system. In part 2 of our Two-pot...

Insights categories - Retirement

Part 3 (updated): The two-pot system and your savings withdrawal benefit

By Jaya Leibowitz on 28 Feb 2024

Reading time: 8 mins

In part 3 of our Two-pot chapter, Jaya Leibowitz reminds us not to lose sight of the importance of preserving retirement savings, and cautions investors...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Get your affairs in order during National Wills Week

By Jaya Leibowitz on 09 Sep 2022

Reading time: 12 mins

It is difficult to confront our mortality, but the fact is that we are all going to die one day and leave our loved ones behind. As a result, it is important...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Contextualising retirement reforms in South Africa

By Jaya Leibowitz on 10 Mar 2022

Viewing time: 1 min

National Treasury has proposed retirement reforms aimed at enabling retirement savers to better balance short- and long-term needs and boosting the governanc...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Understand the new rules around citizenship, exchange control and tax residency

By Carla Rossouw and Jaya Leibowitz on 03 Aug 2021

Reading time: 19 mins

The concept of “emigration”, as recognised by the Financial Surveillance Department of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), has been phased out, with effec...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Diminished mental capacity: What happens to a person's investments?

By Jaya Leibowitz on 29 Apr 2019

Reading time: 7 mins

Investors are generally unaware of the consequences of impaired mental capacity, resulting from neurocognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, when it...


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