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Ranking tables

Global South Africa Tax

This section focuses on corporate tax. The work includes the taxation of transactions, disputes and regulatory matters such as double tax treaties, transfer pricing, VAT, customs duties and the taxation of employee benefits.

All Departments profiles

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Band 1
  1. Bowmans
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    Bowmans
    Tax
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    Bowmans houses a stellar tax department offering a deep bench experienced in handling a broad spread of tax issues, including disputes, transactions and corporate restructuring. The group acts for a host of well-known foreign and domestic clients on sophisticated tax mandates across various industry sectors, especially financial services and food and beverages. The team possesses significant experience working with tax authorities on regulatory matters, and is well known for its strength in complex cross-border transactions.
  2. Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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    Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
    Tax
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 14 Years Ranked
    Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr is a distinguished South African law firm with leading tax expertise and a deeply respected team. Its lawyers have noteworthy experience acting for top-tier domestic clients as well as significant international conglomerates on complex contentious and non-contentious tax matters. The group impresses with the breadth of its practice across the entire spectrum of tax work and is increasingly involved in litigious and transfer pricing matters. The team is frequently retained by clients hailing from the energy and financial services industries, and noted for its skill in handling both domestic and cross-border mandates.
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    ENSafrica
    Tax
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    ENSafrica is a heavyweight law firm with a highly acclaimed tax practice in South Africa. Capable of tackling major, high-value instructions spanning the full spectrum of tax, the practice brings considerable clout to both contentious and non-contentious matters and is especially noted for its expertise in cross-border litigation and transfer pricing. The group is highly sought after by blue-chip international and domestic clients, particularly those operating in the finance and mining industries.
  4. Webber Wentzel
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    Webber Wentzel
    Tax
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    Webber Wentzel is a distinguished South African law firm with a leading tax practice that is well equipped to handle both domestic and cross-border matters. The group offers expertise in exchange control structuring and compliance benefits. It provides an integrated offering to clients, with an emphasis on cross-department collaboration. The firm has in-depth knowledge spanning the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious tax, garnering notable recognition for its skill in handling private equity and M&A-related matters. It is often retained by noteworthy clients based across Africa, particularly in the finance and natural resources sectors.
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Band 2
  1. Werksmans Attorneys
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    Werksmans Attorneys
    Tax
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 17 Years Ranked
    Werksmans is a full-service South African law firm with an esteemed tax practice recognised for its significant capabilities handling both corporate and private client tax concerns, including tax-related dispute resolution. Housing commercial tax specialists with expertise in M&A, private equity and black economic empowerment transactions, the department handles high-value transactions on a local and international level for a clientele that includes numerous financial services clients. The team wins recognition for its established expertise in the high net worth segment.