Corporate & Commercial

Corporate & Commercial

Our team of lawyers in the Corporate & Commercial Department provide a comprehensive range of skills in support of a wide variety of businesses. Our lawyers combine expertise and commercial acumen with an understanding of our clients’ businesses and objectives to deliver valuable and constructive solutions.

Our corporate and commercial lawyers include specialists in areas such as banking, competition, construction, corporate, insurance, IP, privacy and tax law.  We support clients which operate in the following sectors:

  • Agriculture & Food Processing
  • Automotive
  • Clothing
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Consumer Goods
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Financial
  • Government
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Infrastructure
  • Media & Advertising
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity
  • Property Development & Leasing
  • Retail & Wholesale Trade
  • Services
  • Sport Leisure & Hotel
  • Transport Logistics & Ports

We work nationally and internationally, and our areas of work include:

  • application of the B-BBEE Codes
  • B-BBEE advice
  • B-BBEE Commission proceedings
  • compliance with B-BBEE Act
  • designing & setting up ownership schemes
  • associations
  • business trusts
  • charitable trusts
  • close corporations
  • companies
  • joint ventures
  • partnerships
  • compliance
  • complaint proceedings
  • dawn raids
  • investigations
  • leniency proceedings
  • market inquiries
  • merger control
  • merger filings
  • custom & standard contracts
  • project finance
  • public private partnerships
  • tender documentation & bid evaluation
  • compliance
  • consumer rights
  • National Consumer Commission proceedings
  • product recall
  • agency
  • asset lease
  • credit
  • confidentiality
  • distribution
  • disclaimers
  • e-commerce
  • entertainment
  • franchising
  • instalment sale
  • licensing
  • logistics
  • manufacturing
  • memoranda of understanding
  • offers
  • options
  • outsourcing
  • standard trading terms
  • sales & marketing
  • sponsorship
  • sports
  • supply
  • company administration & secretarial
  • company & group reorganisations
  • company formations
  • compulsory acquisitions
  • corporate governance
  • director & shareholder issues
  • JSE listing requirements
  • offers to minorities
  • off-shore company formations
  • off-shore corporate structures
  • shareholders agreements & memoranda of incorporation
  • share buy-backs
  • share incentive schemes
  • Takeover Regulation Panel compliance
  • compliance & risk management
  • data processing
  • due diligence investigations
  • information breaches
  • protection of personal information
  • asset financing
  • credit agreements
  • debt & equity capital raising
  • exchange control
  • financial leases
  • facility agreements
  • Islamic banking & finance
  • lending
  • preference share schemes
  • private equity
  • securities
  • structured finance
  • trade finance
  • business rescue
  • restructuring
  • liquidation
  • acquisition & disposal
  • development & planning
  • financing
  • leasing & occupational rights
  • amalgamations
  • management buyouts
  • purchase & sale of businesses
  • purchase & sale of shares
  • restructuring
  • takeovers
  • unbundlings

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