Commercial Law

Providing a full range of corporate and commercial legal services.

Our Corpcom Department provides a full range of corporate and commercial legal services including mergers and acquisitions, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions, African investments, corporate finance and restructurings, private equity transactions, B-BBEE funding and ownership transactions and general corporate and compliance.

We work across a broad range of sectors, including FMCG, construction and logistics, e-commence, communications, Tech, financial services, retail and manufacturing and gambling and gaming.

Our team has big law firm and private equity experience, enabling us to offer big firm expertise, at effective rates, to our clients, whether they are entrepreneurs, or small, medium and large corporates. We work with clients both nationally and internationally.

We can advise clients over the entire life-cycles of their businesses from start-up, providing scale -up services, corporate and business structuring, equity and funding advisory across various stages of local and foreign investment and funding, to establishing off-shore presences and investor exits.

We also do operational contracts such as executive and employment contracts and logistics, distribution and licensing contracts.  Working with our Technology team, we offer an extensive range of e-commence and online platform services, including Tech investment and funding, the creation and protection of intellectual property and the vetting of social media and marketing campaigns.

As our clients’ trusted advisors, we ensure that we develop an in-depth knowledge of their businesses, allowing us to provide tailored, sound, and effective solutions.

Commercial Practice Areas

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (BBB-EE)
  • General corporate and commercial
  • Competition
  • Joint ventures
  • Technology
  • Financial services
  • Fintech
  • Data protection and data privacy
  • International structures and investments
  • Entrepreneur and scale-up services
  • Due diligence and funding readiness investigations (including enhanced due diligence with DML Forensics)
  • Tax
  • Executive and employment contracts
  • Philanthropy (PBOs, NPCs and NPOs)
  • Regulatory and compliance
  • Gambling and gaming
  • Escrow services

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