Nora, who was born and raised in Tubingen – Germany – with her parents originally from Palestine, is a qualified German attorney and international immigration lawyer with degrees and qualifications from the University of South Africa, Columbia Business School and IE Law School. Nora completed her studies in Germany, where she later gained experience as a German attorney and worked for the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht). She then went on to pursue her dream and further her studies by achieving her Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.
Nora is the CEO & founder of Black Pen and has built the company based on her own immigration experiences and her exceptional skills, knowledge and passion. She is a highly accomplished and dynamic qualified attorney of law and continues to be a leading figure in South African immigration as well as international and local recruitment. Nora has been featured regularly on leading radio stations in South Africa, such as Heart FM and Good Hope FM, and has also made a prominent appearance on SABC 3’s Expresso Morning Show, which was broadcast live across the country.
In 2021, Black Pen Immigration won the award for the Top Boutique Corporate Immigration Law Firm by The Lawyer Network and Nora was nominated for becoming the Recommended Immigration Attorney for South Africa by The Global Law Experts.
Nora’s recruitment speciality is depicted in her ability to build the FinTech, Cryptocurrency and Startup industries in Africa. Not only is Nora a CEO but she is a mother to a beautiful little girl.