Global South Africa Construction
- Alessandra Pardini Allen & Overy (South Africa) LLP
- Joe Whittle Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
- Tania Siciliano Fasken
- Tony Chappel Norton Rose Fulbright
- Deirdré SimaanPinsent Masons Africa LLP
- Martin van der Schyf Tiefenthaler Attorneys
- Tumisang Mongae DLA Piper South Africa Services (Pty) Ltd
- Tyron Theessen Webber Wentzel
- Jurg van DykPinsent Masons Africa LLP
Up and Coming
- Bavesh Pillay Bowmans
- Lize-Meré Ludick Bowmans
- Michelle Porter-Wright Allen & Overy (South Africa) LLP
- Ricardo PillayLNP Attorneys
Associates to watch
- Andrew FawcettPinsent Masons Africa LLP
- Pinsent Masons Africa LLPConstruction2023 | Band 1
2Cliffe Dekker HofmeyrConstruction2023 | Band 2 |Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr houses a notable construction group featuring deep experience acting for both purchasers and suppliers and adeptly advising clients across a range of sectors including oil and gas, power and mining. The team is well versed across a broad range of contentious and transactional construction concerns, catering to an impressive host of local and overseas clientele. 2ENSafricaConstruction2023 | Band 2 |ENSafrica houses a recognised construction practice group with significant skill in both front-end and contentious matters, including litigation, arbitration, contract drafting and risk assessment. The law firm acts for clients from a broad range of industries, including the construction and mining sectors. The team is also active on energy developments both locally and across the continent. 2Norton Rose FulbrightConstruction2023 | Band 2 |Norton Rose Fulbright operates a well-regarded practice group with significant expertise in construction disputes and transactions in South Africa. The firm regularly advises major international clients from the energy and infrastructure sectors on local and cross-border instructions, where it is able to draw upon its extensive international network. The group is particularly active in the renewable energy sector.
3Allen & Overy (South Africa) LLPConstruction2023 | Band 3 |Allen & Overy houses an experienced and accomplished group in South Africa with a strong track record in construction, benefiting from the firm's well-resourced global platform when advising on both domestic and cross-border disputes. The department continues to feature prominently in international arbitration cases, and is increasingly engaged in bankruptcy and business rescue proceedings in the sector. The team also assists with documents and contracts involved in the construction process. The firm's clients include significant construction groups, as well as financial institutions and mining firms. 3FaskenConstruction2023 | Band 3 |Fasken runs a well-established construction group, showcasing an impressive track record of handling a range of domestic and cross-border construction disputes, often acting for notable contractor clients. The team is particularly well known for its expertise in the mining sector, benefiting from the firm's internationally recognised industry expertise. It also maintains complementary front-end expertise in project finance and sponsorship. 3Tiefenthaler AttorneysConstruction2023 | Band 3 |Tiefenthaler Attorneys is a dynamic construction boutique featuring significant expertise in engineering and construction law. With offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, the team is well known for its work acting for international and domestic contractors on high-level disputes. The practice regularly acts for significant developers on construction matters. 3Webber WentzelConstruction2023 | Band 3 |Webber Wentzel is an esteemed law firm with noteworthy capabilities in the construction field. The department regularly represents well-known international and domestic clients, particularly those operating in the mining and energy sectors. The lawyers are valued for their expertise in both contentious and non-contentious matters and are often involved with contract drafting and negotiation.
4BowmansConstruction2023 | Band 4 |Bowmans houses a construction practice experienced in handling both commercial and contentious mandates. The firm represents clients including energy providers, financial institutions and public enterprises, as well as high-level construction firms. The team offers experience across a range of sectors, including energy, infrastructure, mining and utilities. Regularly instructed by international law firms, Bowmans offers services covering contracts, financing and dispute resolution. 4Werksmans AttorneysConstruction2023 | Band 4 |Werksmans Attorneys' construction group possesses experience from contract and financing advice to claims proceedings and litigation. The firm acts for key South African and international clients involved in energy and infrastructure developments, including contractors. The team offers proven ability in matters relating to power projects, as well as in the mining sector.
- LNP AttorneysConstruction2023 | Band 4