Attorneys that are currently listed as practicing at Hogan Lovells (South Africa) Inc


  1. Lamis Adam
    Years of Practice: 6     Position: Senior Associate

    Lamis Adam focuses on transactional work, including local and cross-border finance transactions with a focus on emerging markets, and advises both borrowers and lenders in a variety of sectors. Her experience includes advising on structured trade financings, such as pre-export finance facilities, ... click for more information

  2. Mikaeel Adam
    Years of Practice: 5     Position: Associate

    Mikaeel Adam is an attorney in the litigation practice area, and focuses on general and commercial litigation, and aviation law. He has litigation experience in the South African courts as well as in alternative dispute resolution forums, and has acted in various commercial and regulatory matters p... click for more information

  3. Dave Adams
    Years of Practice: 43     Position: Consultant

    Dave Adams focuses on construction and engineering, commercial litigation, arbitration and insurance law. He has a wide range of experience in the various forms of construction dispute resolution, including High Court and Appeal Court litigation, arbitration and mediation, and has acted for and aga... click for more information

  4. Ushir Ahir
    Years of Practice: 3     Position: Senior Associate

    As a member of our litigation practice Ushir focuses on general and commercial litigation, administrative and constitutional law, and medical aid and insurance law. Representative experience: Part of the legal team that acted for a state-owned entity, opposing a PAIA application, for access to ... click for more information

  5. Wessel Badenhorst
    Years of Practice: 20     Position: Partner

    His sound working knowledge of mining operational practices and principles, underpinned by a thorough understanding of relevant legislation make Wessel Badenhorst the go-to person for clients that face internal investigations into mine accidents and fatalities. As a partner in our mining sector, he... click for more information

  6. Danika Balusik
    Years of Practice: 3     Position: Senior Associate

    As a member of our litigation practice Danika Balusik focuses on litigation, and construction and engineering law. She deals with construction adjudications, arbitrations and construction insurance. Danika, as part of a greater team, acts on behalf of many of South Africa's parastatals and companie... click for more information

  7. Ronan Bekker
    Years of Practice: 3     Position: Senior Associate

    As a member of our litigation practice Ronan focuses on construction and engineering law, and alternative dispute resolution. Representative experience: Representing a client in arbitration regarding the Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme Project. Representing a client in dispute regarding geotechnic... click for more information

  8. Nikhil Bhogal
    Years of Practice: 2     Position: Senior Associate

    Nikhil Bhogal focuses on corporate law with emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, business restructurings, black economic empowerment, competition law, and corporate governance. Forming part of the Hogan Lovells Africa Desk, Nikhil assists multinationals who wish to expand their business footprint ... click for more information

  9. Anina Boshoff
    Years of Practice: 18     Position: Partner

    Admitted in South Africa, England and Wales, Anina Boshoff advises on English and South African law, mainly transactional work, including local and cross-border finance transactions and offshore investments. She gained some of her extensive experience over the past 16 years during a 3-year-stint in... click for more information

  10. Kyle Bowles
    Years of Practice: 0     Position: Associate

    Kyle Bowles focuses on general commercial litigation, insurance and banking litigation, construction and engineering law. Representative experience: Representing a client in dispute proceedings relating to the construction of a pipeline at a waste water treatment plant. Assisting a client in dr... click for more information

  11. Jeff Buckland
    Years of Practice: 26     Position: Partner

    Jeff Buckland adds diverse expertise to our Johannesburg corporate and commercial department. He focuses on all aspects of corporate law, including public and private mergers, acquisitions and disposals, outsourcings, crafting constitutional documents for different types of companies, partnerships,... click for more information

  12. Tony Canny
    Years of Practice: 42     Position: Counsel

    During his 43 years at the firm, Tony Canny has built a substantial litigation practice with emphasis on forensics and insurance. The forensics component involves forensic investigations and actions related to white collar crime and fraud, as well as dealing with all aspects of bribery and corrupti... click for more information

  13. Vivien Chaplin
    Years of Practice: 19     Position: Partner

    Vivien Chaplin focuses on corporate and commercial law with specific emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, employee share schemes, and black economic empowerment (BEE) transactions. She has advised on several BEE and unbundling transactions in the mining sector. In addition, private and state-owned ... click for more information

  14. Siafa Chauke
    Years of Practice: 6     Position: Partner

    Siafa Chauke focuses on commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution with specific emphasis on commercial disputes where he acts on behalf of financial institutions, corporate entities, insurance companies, construction companies and shareholders in shareholding disputes. Representative... click for more information

  15. Penny Chenery
    Years of Practice: 15     Position: Partner

    Penny Chenery has practiced as a real estate professional for over 10 years and focuses on providing advice to property developers, corporate clients and individuals on all aspects relating to real estate matters and developments, including implementation strategies relating to the acquisition and d... click for more information

  16. Gareth Cremen
    Years of Practice: 9     Position: Partner

    Gareth Cremen focuses on restructuring (insolvency and business rescue) and commercial litigation. In addition, he has experience in the regulatory environment and has been involved in matters before a number of regulatory bodies and tribunals, among them the Consumer Protection Tribunal, the Compe... click for more information

  17. David Donaldson
    Years of Practice: 7     Position: Partner

    David Donaldson focuses on mergers and acquisitions, due diligence investigations, incorporated joint ventures, group restructures, corporate governance, BEE transactions and corporate commercial matters. He advises on various commercial transactions, including restructuring and mergers and acquisi... click for more information

  18. Tamara Druckman
    Years of Practice: 0     Position: Associate

    Tamara Druckman focuses on dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration) arising from breach of commercial and franchise agreements. Having acted for various national and international clients in both the public and private sector, she is well-versed in court procedure and represents clients in t... click for more information

  19. Alex Eliott
    Years of Practice: 22     Position: Partner

    Alex Eliott heads our business restructuring, business rescue and insolvency practice area. In addition to restructuring, he focuses on sports law and general commercial litigation. He acts for the government of St Helena (SHG), a British Overseas Territory, in the business rescue proceedings of Ba... click for more information

  20. Ansie Erasmus
    Years of Practice: 8     Position: Senior Associate

    Ansie Erasmus focuses on commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution. She acts for one of the world's largest mining groups, defending the company's legal rights to advance the interests of the corporation, its employees, shareholders and other stakeholders. click for more information

  21. Jean Ewang
    Years of Practice: 9     Position: Partner

    Jean Ewang has advised state entities, multinational companies and employers on all aspects of employment law. This includes obtaining urgent court interdicts, representing employers at disciplinary hearings, conducting investigation proceedings, and advising on executive and senior management restr... click for more information

  22. Izanne Geldenhuys
    Years of Practice: 4     Position: Senior Associate

    Izanne Geldenhuys focuses on structured trade and commodity finance. She advises clients across the commodity value chain including investors, producers, traders, processors and financial institutions in multiple jurisdictions. Izanne also has experience in real estate, mergers and acquisitions and... click for more information

  23. Mahashini Govender
    Years of Practice: 12     Position: Partner

    Mahashini Govender is a commercial lawyer with extensive experience in downstream, retail/commercial operations of oil companies. Her main client is one of the major oil companies in South Africa. In addition, Mahashini assists clients with review and redrafting of MOIs; drafting various types of c... click for more information

  24. Keshen Govindsamy
    Years of Practice: 2     Position: Associate

    Keshen Govindsamy focuses on providing tax advice to corporates and high-net worth individuals and the structuring of both in-bound and out-bound investments. He is also experienced in tax dispute resolution, including preparing requests for reasons, drafting objections and litigating in the tax co... click for more information

  25. Laurie Hammond
    Years of Practice: 12     Position: Partner

    Laurie Hammond focuses on cross-border transactions in Africa, with emphasis on trade, commodities and export financing. She has a broad range of experience advising clients across the commodity value chain, acting for lenders and borrowers in a variety of sectors from mining, energy and natural re... click for more information

  26. Vaughn Harrison
    Years of Practice: 42     Position: Partner

    Vaughn Harrison focuses on corporate law. His strength lies in managing large and complex transactions for multinationals in multiple jurisdictions, involving a variety of issues (such as due diligence, tax and restructuring, HR, IP, regulatory matters, and merger approvals). Over the years he has ... click for more information

  27. Nkonzo Hlatshwayo
    Years of Practice: 29     Position: Chairman

    Having been involved in the development and evolution of competition law in South Africa and southern Africa, Nkonzo is particularly qualified to advise clients on competition law issues on the continent. In addition to his duties as Chairman of Hogan Lovells in South Africa, Nkonzo focuses on gene... click for more information

  28. Samantha Horsfield
    Years of Practice: 2     Position: Associate

    Samantha Horsfield focuses on mining law with special emphasis on health and safety in the mining sector. She has assisted in various investigations and inquiries conducted in terms of health and safety legislation. In addition, Samantha assists mining companies in respect of compliance with env... click for more information

  29. Nonhlanhla Hugo
    Years of Practice: 1     Position: Associate

    Nonhlanhla Hugo focuses on structured trade and commodity finance, including agricultural finance, acquisition finance, senior debt lending and cross-border financing. Representative experience: Advised an international bank in relation to financing borrowers situated in the UAE in an amendmen... click for more information

  30. Ian Jacobsberg
    Years of Practice: 35     Position: Partner

    Ian Jacobsberg's skill-set includes all aspects of corporate law, including public and private mergers, acquisitions and disposals, as well as giving advice on franchising, product distribution, advertising and sponsorship, consumer law and the protection and licensing of intellectual property and b... click for more information

  31. Darryl Jago
    Years of Practice: 2     Position: Associate

    Darryl Jago focuses on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with particular expertise in local and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and disposals, group restructurings, and corporate governance. He also assists multinationals in setting up and operating businesses in South Africa. Darryl ... click for more information

  32. Rachel Kelly
    Years of Practice: 15     Position: Partner

    Rachel Kelly focuses on corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, the negotiation and preparation of a wide range of commercial agreements, due diligence investigations and reports, providing legal opinions, advising on and assisting clients with B-BBEE compliance and transac... click for more information

  33. Neo Kgame
    Years of Practice: 0     Position: Associate

    Neo Kgame focuses on business restructuring, business rescue and insolvency. In addition to restructuring, she has experience in commercial and banking litigation. Her experience includes the drafting of liquidation and sequestration applications, drafting proof of claims on behalf of creditors, mo... click for more information

  34. Dimitra Kouvelakis
    Years of Practice: 16     Position: Partner

    Dimitra Kouvelakis focuses on general and commercial litigation, as well as franchising and aviation law. She is regularly involved in various High Court applications, ranging from interdicts, curatorship, liquidation proceedings, appeals and review applications in respect of taxed bill of costs an... click for more information

  35. Karin Krisch
    Years of Practice: 10     Position: Partner

    Karin Krisch focuses on banking and finance, including debt capital markets, acquisition finance, restructuring and general bank loan, and security structures. She has advised local and international banks and borrowers on a wide variety of local and cross-border transactions. Representative experi... click for more information

  36. Mandi Krebs
    Years of Practice: 5     Position: Senior Associate

    Mandi Krebs primarily focuses on regulatory, compliance and commercial matters in the life sciences and health care sectors. She advises various multinational companies in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries on legal and regulatory matters, including marketing authorisations, licensing... click for more information

  37. Haroon Laher
    Years of Practice: 29     Position: Partner

    Drawing on his considerable experience in financial restructuring and insolvency, Haroon Laher regularly advises major banks and financial institutions, as well as creditors, liquidators and business rescue practitioners, in turnaround and insolvency issues. His experience covers a broad range of i... click for more information

  38. Melissa Leibowitz
    Years of Practice: 12     Position: Partner

    Melissa Leibowitz focuses on the drafting and registration of complex mortgage bonds for commercial and development finance purposes. She advises on and prepares debt security documentation, acting for the large corporate banks in South Africa. Dealing with all aspects of conveyancing work, such a... click for more information

  39. Lerato Letsebe
    Years of Practice: 0     Position: Associate

    Lerato Letsebe focuses on insolvency law and insolvency litigation, including advice on business rescue proceedings, debt recovery, sequestrations and liquidations. She has acted for a diverse range of corporate clients, including individuals, liquidators, listed companies, banks and other financia... click for more information

  40. Bridget Letsholo
    Years of Practice: 5     Position: Senior Associate

    Bridget Letsholo focuses on restructuring (insolvency and business rescue). Her experience includes convening enquiries into the affairs of liquidated companies, liquidations and related litigation, which includes the drafting of liquidation applications, defending liquidation applications and draft... click for more information

  41. Jessica Lewis
    Years of Practice: 6     Position: Associate

    Jessica Lewis focuses on structured trade and commodity finance and has experience in advising on cross-border agribusiness financing transactions in multiple African jurisdictions. Jessica also has experience in mergers and acquisitions and general corporate work. Representative experience: Adv... click for more information

  42. Jordyne Löser
    Years of Practice: 1     Position: Associate

    Jordyne Löser focuses on employment law. Her experience ranges from drafting legal opinions to representing employers in disciplinary inquiries at the CCMA, bargaining councils, Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court. She advises multinational companies and state and private entities on section ... click for more information

  43. Charles Marais
    Years of Practice: 48     Position: Counsel

    A former merchant banker, Charles Marais has experience in all aspects of project finance, and has been instrumental in the successful closure of projects in virtually all areas of economic activity. As a result, he has an in-depth understanding of project structuring and financing, with a particula... click for more information

  44. Danielle Magidson
    Years of Practice: 24     Position: Partner

    Drawing on more than 20 years of experience, Danielle has been involved in significant high-profile M&A transactions both locally and across the African continent. She focuses on all aspects of corporate law with specific emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate finance... click for more information

  45. Imraan Mahomed
    Years of Practice: 16     Position: Partner

    Imraan Mahomed advises employers on employment related aspects of transactional, litigation and dispute resolution, regulatory and compliance related matters in both the public and private spheres. His input is sought regularly by the media to offer commentary on current labour law issues. He has a... click for more information

  46. Waseeqah Makadam
    Years of Practice: 6     Position: Senior Associate

    Waseeqah Makadam focuses on mining, commercial, administrative law and construction litigation. Her contentious experience spans commercial, administrative, mining, delictual, contractual, construction and planning law disputes, as well as litigation instituted in terms of the Promotion of Access t... click for more information

  47. Themba Malandela
    Years of Practice: 11     Position: Senior Associate

    Themba is a senior associate in our personal injury department. He specialises in general litigation and personal injury. Representative experience: Successfully defended several matters brought against a government parastatal on a favourable basis, some of which involve huge quantum and/or comp... click for more information

  48. Margeaux Malherbe
    Years of Practice: 0     Position: Associate

    Margeaux Malherbe focuses on general dispute resolution, including civil litigation and arbitrations, as well as procedures in the lower courts, higher courts, and various other fora such as ITAC and the National Consumer Tribunal. She also has experience in regulatory work, including reviewing pol... click for more information

  49. Phuti Mashalane
    Years of Practice: 2     Position: Associate

    Phuti Mashalane focuses on all aspects of competition law, including merger notifications and proceedings, leniency applications, managing dawn raids and compliance. His experience includes merger filings, including multi-jurisdictional mergers in Africa, as well as cartel and prohibited practice i... click for more information

  50. Bernard McLeod
    Years of Practice: 49     Position: Consultant

    Bernard McLeod is involved in training clients in exchange control regulations and also provides exchange control consulting services. His expertise covers all aspects of global payments and settlements, foreign exchange markets, trade and project finance and sovereign and counterparty risk assessm... click for more information

  51. Lodwyk Meyer
    Years of Practice: 26     Position: Partner

    As a banking and finance partner, Lodewyk covers all aspects of lending and is a leading lawyer in the field of structured trade and commodities finance. His experience includes advising banks, structured trade and speciality funds and actors in the commodity value chain in Africa, the Middle East,... click for more information

  52. Thethe Mokele
    Years of Practice: 6     Position: Partner

    Focusing on construction and engineering, Thethe Mokele advises employers, contractors, suppliers and professionals in the construction industry on various standard forms of contracts including FIDIC, NEC and JBCC. She represents parties to construction contracts in dispute resolution procedures in... click for more information

  53. Lavery Modise
    Years of Practice: 28     Position: Chairman Emeritus

    Lavery Modise focuses on all aspects of employment and labour law and represents clients in all courts up to the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court. He has been called upon to act as a judge of the Labour Court from time to time. In addition, he acts as arbitrator and mediator in ... click for more information

  54. Lerothodi Mohale
    Years of Practice: 7     Position: Senior Associate

    Lerothodi Mohale is a business restructuring lawyer who focuses on business rescue and insolvency matters. He is involved in restructuring transactions and advising liquidators, business rescue practitioners and creditors. In addition, he gives company law and insolvency law advice, and gets involv... click for more information

  55. Osborne Molatudi
    Years of Practice: 21     Position: Partner

    Osborne Molatudi focuses on employment and labour law and assists major employers with all aspects of employment issues. He acts for corporate clients and state-owned entities in matters relating to unfair dismissal disputes, work stoppages, strikes and trade union disputes, urgent interdicts, rest... click for more information

  56. Lesley Morphet
    Years of Practice: 33     Position: Partner

    Lesley Morphet heads the Johannesburg antitrust and competition practice. As a leading competition lawyer in South Africa, she advises on all aspects of competition law, including merger notifications, leniency applications, exemption applications, managing dawn raids and compliance. Drawing on her ... click for more information

  57. Chantal Murdock
    Years of Practice: 5     Position: Senior Associate

    Chantal Murdock focuses on commercial litigation and mining regulatory compliance. As an admitted notary and conveyancer she deals with the notarial execution of mining and prospecting rights, renewals of prospecting rights, and the registration of property transfers. Recently Chantal assisted a la... click for more information

  58. Natalie Napier
    Years of Practice: 17     Position: Partner

    Natalie Napier provides advice to corporates, combining her commercial and tax expertise to optimally structure clients' operations in a tax efficient manner. In addition, her strong drafting and contractual negotiation skills together with her extensive tax knowledge enable her to provide seamless... click for more information

  59. Enslin Nel
    Years of Practice: 27     Position: Partner

    In addition to business restructuring (business rescue) and insolvency law, Enslin Nel also focuses on consumer credit law, banking law and general commercial litigation. Enslin is a member of the Turnaround Management Association of Southern Africa. Representative experience: Co-represented t... click for more information

  60. Ayanda Nondwana
    Years of Practice: 12     Position: Partner

    Ayanda Nondwana focuses on commercial and insurance litigation with a special emphasis on directors' and officers' liability, professional indemnity claims, personal injury claims, product liability and general public liability litigation. He has right of appearance in the High Court and predominan... click for more information

  61. Phetheni Nkuna
    Years of Practice: 4     Position: Senior Associate

    Phetheni Nkuna focuses on employment law. She represents clients (both employers and employees) at the CCMA and at bargaining councils. Her experience ranges from restraints of trade, section 197 transfers, organisational rights and wage disputes, drafting and reviewing HR policies, initiating disc... click for more information

  62. Palesa Nhlapo
    Years of Practice: 3     Position: Associate

    Palesa Nhlapo focuses on data protection, technology, media, broadcasting and telecommunications law. She also provides regulatory advice. Representative experience: Assisted in advising local and international clients on the data protection laws in South Africa. Assisted in providing training... click for more information

  63. Fezile Nkosi
    Years of Practice: 5     Position: Associate

    As a member of our banking and finance practice, Fezile Nkosi focuses on advising both funders and corporates on finance and restructuring transactions in sub-Saharan Africa. Having worked as in-house legal counsel in one of the big banks, she has experience in wealth and investment management and ... click for more information

  64. Graham Openshaw
    Years of Practice: 39     Position: Exchange Control Consultant

    Graham Openshaw offers exchange control advice to clients as well as providing exchange control consulting services. His experience covers all aspects of exchange control, having been with the South African Reserve Bank over 40 years, of which 32 were spent in the Exchange Control Department. Repr... click for more information

  65. Clinton Pavlovic
    Years of Practice: 8     Position: Senior Associate

    Clinton Pavlovic focuses on mining law, corporate law, commercial law and litigation. He provides legal advice and assistance to companies in the mining, energy and natural resources sectors. This includes the negotiation and structuring of transactions, drafting and review of corporate and commerc... click for more information

  66. Jackie Peart
    Years of Practice: 25     Position: Partner

    Advising corporates on tax structuring (domestic and cross-border) and exchange control particularly in the context of cross-border transactions and mergers and acquisitions, are Jackie Peart's main focus areas. Her expertise includes inbound/outbound investment into Africa, as well as inbound inve... click for more information

  67. Mokhutwane Phooko
    Years of Practice: 1     Position: Associate

    Mokhutwane Phooko focuses on restructuring (insolvency and business rescue). He acts for corporate entities and unions in litigation matters and inquiries, arising out of or during liquidation and business rescue. click for more information

  68. Kevin Pietersen
    Years of Practice: 19     Position: Partner

    Kevin Pietersen has diverse corporate, commercial and litigation experience with a focus on mining and natural resources. He has acted for a wide range of leading South African and international organisations with regard to mergers and acquisitions, business structuring, projects and operational ma... click for more information

  69. Candice Pillay
    Years of Practice: 20     Position: Partner

    Candice Pillay co-ordinates the firm's citizenship and pro bono activities. She ensures that all our ongoing initiatives are running smoothly and also acts as spokesperson in the media on issues affecting the poor and disenfranchised in our community. Candice is also the head of our enterprise deve... click for more information

  70. Anastasia Posokhov
    Years of Practice: 10     Position: Senior Associate

    As a member of our corporate and commercial practice, Anastasia Posokhov focuses on all aspects of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures with private, listed and government entities, corporate restructurings, investments in debt, equity and hybrid instrument... click for more information

  71. Gary Pritchard
    Years of Practice: 27     Position: Partner

    Gary Pritchard focuses on general commercial litigation, insurance and banking litigation, construction and engineering law, and sports law. He is a member of the Fees Assessment Committee and the Assessment Committee for Candidate Attorneys of the Law Society of the Northern Province. Representat... click for more information

  72. Derek Rabin
    Years of Practice: 32     Position: Consultant

    Derek Rabin focuses on corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, sports, recreation and entertainment, as well as black economic empowerment. He is admitted to practice in the High Courts of South Africa and the Court of Appeal of Lesotho. Derek has acted for numerous South African li... click for more information

  73. Johann Raubenheimer
    Years of Practice: 20     Position: Consultant

    As risk management consultant in our mining sector Johann Raubenheimer focuses on health and safety. In addition, he offers a unique approach to the mining and heavy industries on their specific operational requirements. Johann's involvement is not only reactive to any risks posed to clients' lice... click for more information

  74. Christine Rodrigues
    Years of Practice: 11     Position: Partner

    Christine Rodrigues is a partner in our finance practice group and heads the insurance practice in South Africa. A leading financial services lawyer in South Africa, she focuses on regulatory and commercial and corporate transactions affecting the insurance industry. She advises insurance companies... click for more information

  75. Clive Rumsey
    Years of Practice: 29     Position: Deputy Chairman

    Clive Rumsey heads up our construction sector. He focuses on construction and engineering law. He represents parties to construction contracts in dispute resolution procedures including litigation, mediation, adjudication and arbitration, under ICC, Association of Arbitrators, Arbitration Foundatio... click for more information

  76. Pauline Sannasi-Pillay
    Years of Practice: 5     Position: Senior Associate

    Pauline Sannasi-Pillay has practised as a real estate professional for over five years. She focuses on commercial and residential transfers, and real estate related matters including notarial documentation. Pauline has assisted with the registration of various sectional title schemes and the regist... click for more information

  77. Hopewell Sathekge
    Years of Practice: 6     Position: Senior Associate

    Hopewell Sathekge focuses on commercial property law and has assisted in a number of projects., including registration of mortgage and notarial bonds for both local and international banks and private funds. The thesis for his masters in commercial law focused largely on registration of securities ... click for more information

  78. Hedda Schensema
    Years of Practice: 15     Position: Partner

    Hedda Schensema focuses on employment and labour law. She advises employers on employment related aspects of transactional, litigation and dispute resolution, regulatory and compliance related matters in both the public and private spheres. In addition, Hedda regularly deals with issues affecting e... click for more information

  79. City Serobe
    Years of Practice: 35     Position: Partner

    City Serobe focuses on commercial law, with emphasis on project finance, public private partnerships and corporate governance. He was one of the first black conveyancers to be admitted in Johannesburg. He has been a member of several presidential commissions and was an acting judge of the Witwaters... click for more information

  80. Julia Sham
    Years of Practice: 4     Position: Senior Associate

    Julia Sham focuses on all aspects of competition law, including merger notifications and proceedings, exemption applications, leniency applications, complaint proceedings, managing dawn raids and compliance. Her experience includes merger filings, including multi-jurisdictional mergers in Africa, a... click for more information

  81. Arnold Shapiro
    Years of Practice: 40     Position: Partner

    Arnold Shapiro heads up our wills and deceased estates department. He focuses on wills and the administration of deceased estates. Arnold lectures for the Law Society of South Africa, Legal Education and Development School for Legal Practice, to law students in preparation for their Law Board entra... click for more information

  82. Ziyanda Sibeko
    Years of Practice: 1     Position: Associate

    Ziyanda Sibeko focuses on mining law with special emphasis on occupational health and safety in the mining sector, environmental law, and employment and public law litigation within the mining industry. Representative experience: Assisted in numerous fatal inquiries in terms of the Mine Healt... click for more information

  83. Sibongile Solombela
    Years of Practice: 11     Position: Partner

    An accomplished M&A lawyer with experience in negotiating large-scale transactions, Sibongile Solombela focuses on corporate finance, including rights issues and capital raisings, takeovers, black economic empowerment (BEE) transactions, JSE listings requirements, as well as general company law advi... click for more information

  84. Emili Souris
    Years of Practice: 33     Position: Partner

    Emili Souris has practised as a property law professional for over 25 years. At present, Emili heads up the firm's securities department and represents most of South Africa's major banks. She focuses on the registration of complex commercial bonds, participation bonds, debt and trade securities inc... click for more information

  85. Carl Stein
    Years of Practice: 39     Position: Partner

    Drawing on over 30 years' experience, Carl Stein is recognised as one of South Africa's leading corporate lawyers. His practice is primarily focused on advising large private and public corporate entities on M&A, securities and stock exchange transactions, as well as corporate and structured finance... click for more information

  86. Larissa Subramoney-Scholtz
    Years of Practice: 1     Position: Associate

    Larissa Subramoney-Scholtz focuses on corporate law with emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, group restructurings, black economic empowerment, and corporate governance. click for more information

  87. Mbali Thabane
    Years of Practice: 1     Position: Associate

    Mbali Thabane focuses on corporate law with emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, group restructurings, black economic empowerment, and corporate governance. Representative experience: Advising a local mining client on its acquisition of a series of mining companies from various multinational se... click for more information

  88. Shaaista Thabit
    Years of Practice: 1     Position: Associate

    As part of our banking and finance team, Shaaista Thabit focuses on leveraged finance and acquisition finance, including reviewing and negotiating transactional finance documents, deal executions and identifying risks in various finance deals and secured lending transactions. She assists our intern... click for more information

  89. SJ Thema
    Years of Practice: 20     Position: Partner

    SJ Thema focuses on general and commercial litigation, administrative and constitutional law, medical aid, insurance law, and sports and entertainment law. He is a member of the Black Lawyers Association and the Black Management Forum. SJ has served two terms on the Audit Committee of Statistics So... click for more information

  90. Tricia Tsoeu
    Years of Practice: 6     Position: Associate

    Tricia Tsoeu advises clients on all employment law-related issues, including dismissals, restructuring, changes to terms and conditions of employment, collective bargaining and disciplinary hearings. She also focuses on litigation in respect of unfair dismissals, unfair labour practice, and restrai... click for more information

  91. Charles van Staden
    Years of Practice: 15     Position: Head of Exchange Control

    Charles van Staden handles all aspects of exchange control. He is a member of the Institute of Bankers in South Africa and an audit committee member of the University of Johannesburg. Representative experience: Assisting Span Property International (Pty) Limited in obtaining the necessary exch... click for more information

  92. Veronica Vurgarellis
    Years of Practice: 19     Position: Partner

    Veronica Vurgarellis has more than 15 years' litigation experience in the courts and in alternative dispute resolution forums and has right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa. In addition to acting for clients in dispute resolution matters, she provides training to parastatals regardin... click for more information

  93. Marissa Wessels
    Years of Practice: 0     Position: Associate

    Marissa Wessels provides tax advice to corporates and high-net worth individuals and assists with local and international tax structuring. She has experience in tax dispute resolution up to Constitutional Court level. Representative experience: Assisted in advising various multinationals on the... click for more information

  94. Charles You
    Years of Practice: 8     Position: Consultant

    Focusing on commercial, corporate and mining law, Charles is the key contact person for the firm's Asia strategy and responsible for liaising and assisting with all the firm's Chinese clients. In the general commercial field, Charles has assisted some major Chinese corporations with corporate gover... click for more information