Tel No: +27 (0) 11 669 9000
Contact: Alan Keep
Designation: Managing Partner
Address: 11 Alice Lane, Sandton, Johannesburg
Bowmans helps its clients overcome legal complexity and unlock opportunity in Africa. Its track record of providing legal services in the fields of corporate law, banking and finance law and dispute resolution, spans over a century.
With over 400 specialist lawyers, Bowmans draws on its unique knowledge of the business and socio-political environment in Africa to advise on a wide range of legal issues.
The firm delivers integrated legal services to clients throughout the continent from nine offices (Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Johannesburg, Kampala, Lilongwe, Lusaka, Moka and Nairobi) in seven countries (Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia).
Everywhere it operates, Bowmans offers its clients a service that uniquely blends expertise in the law, knowledge of the local market, and an understanding of their businesses. The firm’s aim is to assist its clients to achieve their objectives as smoothly and efficiently as possible while minimising the legal and regulatory risks.
Bowmans works closely with its alliance firms, Aman Assefa & Associates Law Office, in Ethiopia, and Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, in Nigeria. The firm has a best friends relationship with Taciana Peão Lopes & Advogados Associados in Mozambique, regularly works with other leading law firms across the rest of Africa, and is a representative of Lex Mundi, a global association with more than 160 independent law firms across the globe.
Meet some of the team...
Chairman and Senior Partner
Tel: +27 11 669 9352
Co-Head of M&A
Tel: +27 11 669 9491
Co-Head of Corporate
Tel: +27 11 669 9342
Managing Partner | Kenya
Tel: +254 20 289 9110
Co-Head of M&A
Tel: +27 11 669 9426
Articles Published in DealMakers and DealMakers AFRICA
DMA Q3 2021
by Rajiv Gujadhur and Sahirun Subadar
by Lance Fleiser and Liesl Oosthuizen
Catalyst Q2 2021
by Heather Irvine
DMA Q2 2021
by Joyce Mbui and Vruti Shah | Bowmans Kenya
by Charles Smith, Dirk Wessels, Cathy Truter, Craig Robinson and Noxolo Tshabalala
DMA Q1 2021
by Tamara Dini and Nazeera Mia
by Robyn Berger
by Roné la Grange
by Charles Douglas
by Tamara Dini, Richard Bryce and Bongi Maseko