Baker McKenzie appoints new director operations for Africa

Law firm Baker McKenzie has appointed Bruce Schubach as its new director of Africa operations. 18 Jan 2021

Norton Rose Fulbright appoints new global, US chair

Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed its Houston partner, Shauna Clark, as global and US chair, taking over from Durban partner, Andrew Robinson, in the global position and San Antonio partner, George Scofield, in the US role. 11 Dec 2020

Gala elects new exco members

The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (Gala) recently elected four new members to its executive committee to serve a two-year term which commences on 1 January 2021. 8 Dec 2020

CDH welcomes three new employees

Commercial law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) welcomes three new appointments to its dispute resolution practice, effective 1 December. 8 Dec 2020

Richard Krumholz appointed to lead Norton Rose Fulbright's disputes practice group

Richard Krumholz has been appointed as Norton Rose Fulbright's new global head of litigation and disputes, replacing Gerry Pecht, who has been elected to global chief executive. 18 Nov 2020

Bowmans strengthens banking, finance team with Mark Kyle appointment

Bowmans has appointed Mark Kyle as a partner in its banking and finance department. 7 Oct 2020

Carl Stein joins Fluxmans Attorneys

Fluxmans Attorneys has appointed well-known commercial lawyer Carl Stein. 4 Jun 2020

Julian Jones, Khurshid Fazel join Webber Wentzel

Law firm Webber Wentzel has appointed business rescue and insolvency specialist Julian Jones and banking and finance lawyer Khurshid Fazel to strengthen its restructuring and insolvency (R&I) offering, which provides advice on all aspects of restructurings and insolvencies. 6 May 2020

Denny da Silva joins Baker McKenzie Johannesburg

Global law firm Baker McKenzie has announced the appointment of Denny da Silva as a senior tax advisor for its Johannesburg office. 4 May 2020

Webber Wentzel recruits Lionel Egypt as partner

Lionel Egypt is now a partner of Webber Wentzel. He joined the firm from Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr where he served as a director in its dispute resolution practice and as head of its public law sector. 6 Feb 2020

Three more partners join Webber Wentzel

Banking and finance specialist, Khurshid Fazel, has joined Webber Wentzel as a partner, effective 1 November. 25 Oct 2019

Five new partners and two consultants join Webber Wentzel

Webber Wentzel has welcomed five new partners and two consultants to its team. Maria Philippides, Sandra Sithole, Caroline Theodosiou, Raynold Tlhavani, and Seraj Haroun joined as partners. Michael Fleischer and Tim Ball joined as consultants. 4 Sep 2019

Renowned insurance lawyer Donald Dinnie rejoins Norton Rose Fulbright

Donald Dinnie has returned to the Johannesburg office of Norton Rose Fulbright. 27 Aug 2019

Webber Wentzel welcomes 2019 with 3 new partners

To kick off 2019 in full swing, law firm Webber Wentzel has appointed Lizle Louw, Mzukisi Kota and Gillian Niven as its new partners. 1 Feb 2019

Bowmans kicks off 2019 with eight new senior appointments

Bowmans made eight new senior appointments across its geographical footprint to start the new year on a positive note. The Law African firm appointed Johannesburg-based partners Daniel Pretorius, Heather Manson and Mogola Makola and Durban-based tax executive Yasmeen Suliman; Nairobi-based senior managers Winnie Jumba and Kathryne Maudu; and Durban-based senior tax advisors Anushka Govender and Bruce Bosch. Robert Legh, the chairperson of Bowmans, says the firm made the appointments predominantly to ensure that it is well positioned to support its clients across its geographical footprint in the coming years. 10 Jan 2019

Nkonzo Hlatshwayo to chair Hogan Lovells' SA practice

Nkonzo Hlatshwayo is the chairperson of Hogan Lovells' practice in South Africa. 19 Sep 2018

Paul Williams returns to Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg has appointed Paul Williams as a senior associate in the employment and compensation practice. 12 Sep 2018

iBEST Africa appoints Jan Augustyn

iBEST Africa has appointed Advocate Jan Augustyn as its new director and head of regulatory consulting. 17 May 2018

Michael Denenga rejoins Webber Wentzel

Michael Denenga has been re-appointed by Webber Wentzel as an equity partner in the firm's funds practice from April 2018. Denenga was formerly the chairman of Dentons' Africa banking group and head of its South Africa banking practice before joining Webber Wentzel. Denenga's appointment follows the recent appointments of Mark Kyle, Craig Miller, Kim Rew, and Kathryn Gawith at Webber Wentzel. 10 Apr 2018

CDH appoints seven associates as partner

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) has appointed seven new partners at its firm. 3 Apr 2018

Herbert Smith Freehills selects new members for dispute team

Herbert Smith Freehills has added Jonathan Ripley-Evans and Fiorella Noriega Del Valle to its dispute resolutions team. Evans will be taking the role of disputes director, while Del Valle will join as an associate. Evans has vast experience in domestic and international dispute resolution and is an accredited mediator and arbitrator member of the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA). Del Valle was appointed as an associate at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in 2015. 19 Jan 2018

Baker McKenzie selects new tax consultant

Baker McKenzie has appointed Seelan Moonsamy as a tax consultant at its Johannesburg office. Moonsamy began his career in tax at SARS and was previously a tax manager at a local South African firm. 5 Dec 2017

Baker McKenzie makes new appointments

Baker McKenzie has selected Morne van der Merwe as the managing partner of its Johannesburg office. 2 Oct 2017

Dentons selects new banking, finance partner

Dentons has appointed Tessa Quaker as its new banking and finance partner. Quaker joins from Thipa Denenga Incorporated and is the second banking and finance partner to be appointed by Dentons in two months. 28 Aug 2017

Hogan Lovells announces new appointment

Hogan Lovells has announced that is has appointed Sibongile Solombela as a new partner in the Johannesburg Corporate Practice Group. 2 Aug 2017

Bowmans appoints new banking and finance head

Bowmans has appointed Shamilah Grimwood as its new head of banking and finance. 21 Jul 2017

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr firm welcomes new director

Law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has appointed Zaakir Mohamed as its new dispute resolution director. 20 Jul 2017

Dentons' Banking and Finance appoints Michael Denenga as a new senior partner

Denton's welcomes a new senior partner, Michael Denega, to its banking and finance practice. 13 Jul 2017

De Beer Attorneys appoints Ntombovuyo Bungane as patent department associate

De Beer Attorneys has appointed Ntombovuyo Bungane as a new associate to its patent department. 13 Jun 2017

Darius Zeederberg appointed as GRM Search's head of legal recruitment for Africa

GRM Search has named Darius Zeederberg as head of legal recruitment for its Africa operations. 13 Jun 2017

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