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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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+27 11 562 1000

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Provided by Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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Managing Partners:Brent Williams (South Africa) and Sammy Ndolo (Kenya)

Chairperson:Tim Fletcher

Number of partners: 140 (approximately)

Number of lawyers: 250 (approximately)

Languages:Afrikaans and English 

Firm Overview:

We are a full service law firm - with an extensive reach across Africa - consisting of more than 250 lawyers and a track record spanning over 170 years.

We provide experienced legal support and an authentic knowledge-based and cost-effective legal service for clients looking to do business in key markets across Africa. Our Africa practice brings together the resources and expertise of leading business law firms across the continent that have direct experience acting for governments, state agencies and multinational organisations. This combined experience across the continent produces an extensive African capability. We also partner with other professional disciplines such as audit, business consulting or corporate finance disciplines to provide a seamless and integrated solution for projects that have a multi-disciplinary dimension.

We focus on a number of key sectors which are active and thriving in Africa, including Mergers & Acquisitions; Agriculture, Aquaculture & Fishing; Commercial Real Estate; Consumer Goods, Services & Retail; Energy and Power; Oil & Gas; Financial Institutions, Services & Fintech; Business Rescue, Restructuring & Insolvency; Government & State-owned Entities; Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals; Hospitality & Leisure; Gambling & Regulatory Compliance; Industrials, Manufacturing & Trading; Infrastructure, Transport & Logistics; Mining & Minerals; Private Equity; and Technology & Communications.

Main Areas of Practice:

Capital Markets - Debt & Equity:

Peter Hesseling (Equity) and Jacqueline King (Debt)

Email:[email protected] | [email protected]

Competition:

Contact:Chris Charter

Email:[email protected]

Corporate & Commercial Law:

Contact:Ian Hayes

Email:[email protected]

Dispute Resolution:

Contact:Rishaban Moodley

Email:[email protected]

Employment Law:

Contact:Aadil Patel

Email:[email protected]

Finance & Banking:

Contact:Mashudu Junior Mphafudi and Johan de Lange

Email:[email protected] | [email protected]

Mining & Minerals:

Contacts:Vivien Chaplin

Email:[email protected]

Pro Bono & Human Rights:

Contact:Jacquie Cassette

Email:[email protected]

Projects & Energy:

Contact:Andrew van Niekerk

Email:[email protected]

Real Estate:

Contact:Muhammad Gattoo

Email:[email protected]

Tax & Exchange Control:

Contact:Emil Brincker

Email:[email protected]

Technology, Media & Telecommunications, FinTech

Contact:Tayyibah Suliman

Email:[email protected]

OFFICES

JOHANNESBURG

Tel:+27 (0)11 562 1000

Fax:+27 (0)11 562 1111

Email:[email protected]

1 Protea Place, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196

NAIROBI

Tel:+254 710 560114

Email:[email protected]

Merchant Square, 3rd floor, Block D, Riverside Drive, Kilimani, Nairobi

CAPE TOWN

Tel:+27 (0)21 481 6300

Fax:+27 (0)21 481 6388

Email:[email protected]

11 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, 8001

STELLENBOSCH

Tel:+27 (0)21 481 6400

Email:[email protected]

14 Louw Street, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch, 7600

Ranked Offices

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South Africa - Head office
Kenya
  • Nairobi
    Merchant Square, 3rd Floor, Block D, Riverside Drive , Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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South Africa
  • Cape Town
    11 Buitengracht Street, PO Box 695, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 8000
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    Stellenbosch
    14 Louw Street, Stellenbosch Central , Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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Contributions

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Global Practice Guide
Sammy Ndolo
Njeri Wagacha
Martha Mbugua
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Sammy Ndolo, Njeri Wagacha, Martha Mbugua
Article • Aug 2023
Global Practice Guide
Sammy Ndolo
Njeri Wagacha
Martha Mbugua
Authored by
Sammy Ndolo, Njeri Wagacha, Martha Mbugua
Article • Aug 2023
Global Practice Guide
Sammy Ndolo
Njeri Wagacha
Martha Mbugua
Authored by
Sammy Ndolo, Njeri Wagacha, Martha Mbugua
Article • Mar 2023

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr rankings

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Kenya
Banking & Finance
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Sammy Ndolo
4
Sammy Ndolo
4
Band 4
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Corporate/M&A
4
Corporate/M&A
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Sammy Ndolo
4
Sammy Ndolo
Head of Corporate/M&A
4
Band 4
Intellectual Property
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Shem Otanga
2
Shem Otanga
2
Band 2
Namibia
General Business Law
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Megan Rodgers
South Africa expertise based abroad
South Africa
Administrative & Public Law
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Administrative & Public Law
3
Administrative & Public Law
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Jacquie Cassette
3
Jacquie Cassette
Head of Administrative & Public Law
3
Band 3
Banking & Finance
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Banking & Finance
2
Banking & Finance
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Ludwig Smith
S
Ludwig Smith
S
Senior Statespeople
Deon Wilken
3
Deon Wilken
3
Band 3
Capital Markets: Debt
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Capital Markets: Debt
2
Capital Markets: Debt
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Jackie King
2
Jackie King
2
Band 2
Capital Markets: Equity
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Capital Markets: Equity
2
Capital Markets: Equity
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Peter Hesseling
3
Peter Hesseling
3
Band 3
Competition/Antitrust
1 Department
4 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Competition/Antitrust
2
Competition/Antitrust
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Chris Charter
1
Chris Charter
Head of Competition/Antitrust
1
Band 1
Andries Le Grange
4
Andries Le Grange
4
Band 4
Albert Aukema
5
Albert Aukema
5
Band 5
Lara Granville
5
Lara Granville
5
Band 5
Construction
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Construction
2
Construction
2
Band 2
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