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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

1 PROTEA PLACE, SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG 2196, SOUTH AFRICA
Tel:
Work +27 11 562 1000
Fax:
Fax +27 11 562 1111
Email:
Web:
www.cliffedekkerhofmeyr.com
Cape Town, Johannesburg

David Pinnock

Tel:
Work +2711 562 1400
Email:
Web:
www.cliffedekkerhofmeyr.com/en/people/david-pinnock.html
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Work Department

Commercial.

Position

David Pinnock is a Director in the Corporate and Commercial practice. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions work and has experience in a wide range of merger and acquisition transactions (both public and private equity), joint ventures and the establishment of new businesses in South Africa. David also has broad experience in general commercial work and in drafting of a variety of different commercial contracts.

Career

David started his career as a Candidate Attorney at Cliffe Dekker and Todd (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) in 1997. He was appointed as an Associate in 1999,  as a Senior Associate in 2000 and he became a Director in 2001.

Member

Law Society of the Northern Provinces

Education

B.A. LLB at University of the Witwatersrand.


South Africa

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr continues to be at the forefront of listed company transactions in South Africa with strong teams in both Johannesburg and Cape Town. It is also building its presence in private equity deals, is 'accessible and has a wide range of skills'. Clients include Abraaj Group, Anglo American, Arcelormittal South Africa, Burger King, Dell, FirstRand and Heineken. It advised Sinopec, the Chinese oil giant, on its acquisition of 75% of Chevron’s downstream oil assets in South Africa and Botswana. Willem Jacobs is 'practical, solutions oriented and cost conscious' and David Pinnock is 'personable', 'gets the job done' and is recommended for private equity transactions. Johan Latsky, Peter Hesseling and Lilia Franca are also highly rated.

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