Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Tel No: +27 (0) 11 562 1000
Contact: Willem Jacobs
Designation: Director and National Practice Head, Corporate and Commercial
Address: 1 Protea Place
Cnr Fredman Drive & Protea Place
At Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) we believe in partnerships. As one of the largest business law firms in South Africa, the partnerships we cherish and value the most are those we have forged through time and experience with our clients, our people and our communities.
We are committed to providing a high degree of client care and relationship management. Getting to know our clients is our priority. In this way, we are able to support their strategic and operational needs by offering high-quality legal advice across our full range of legal services, tailored to their requirements. We have the depth of skills to respond to a client’s business operations locally or anywhere else in the world.
CDH is uniquely positioned to serve the legal needs of our clients with business interests in Africa. Our Africa service offering brings together the resources and expertise of leading law firms across the continent. This combined experience and geographic spread produces an extensive African capability.
Our Corporate and Commercial practice has a particularly strong presence in Africa and has continually excelled in a number of merger and acquisition rankings and awards. We have the capacity to advise and take the lead on the largest and most complex of mergers and acquisitions as well as other corporate and commercial law related areas.
Our Corporate M&A Lawyers work seamlessly with experienced practitioners from other practice areas to provide thefull suite of services necessary to deliver strategic support on transactional work. We deal with regulatory requirements,advise on tax matters, manage due diligence and prepare all the necessary documents. Our senior team has significantexperience in pre- and post-deal structuring and integration.
Meet some of the team...
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: +27 (0)11 562 1167
National Practice Head: Corporate and Commercial
Tel: +27 (0)11 562 1555
Cape Managing Partner
Tel: +27 (0)21 405 6044
Regional Practice Head: Corporate and Commercial
Tel: +27 (0)21 481 6335
Articles Published in DealMakers and DealMakers AFRICA
by Willem Jacobs and Gasant Orrie
BEE deals continue to drive significant M&A activity by Allan Hannie and Verushca Pillay
Disruptive technology and its impact on the M&A landscape by Roxanna Valayathum and Nicholas Gangiah
Mitigating risk in corporate transactions: options, waivers and penalties by David Thompson and Malerato Motloung