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Werksmans Attorneys
South Africa
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Work Department

Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Funds & Private Equity


Kevin Trudgeon has been a director of Werksmans since 1999. 


Director Kevin Trudgeon heads up the Commercial practice area, advising in matters related to Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions and Investment Funds & Private Equity. Kevin’s broad area of specialisation includes securities law; banking and financial services regulation; black economic empowerment transactions; corporate finance and structuring; debt capital markets; and employee incentivisation plans. He also advises on exchange control; leveraged and acquisition finance; leveraged and management buy-outs; listings/flotations; private equity; project and limited recourse finance; syndicated and bilateral financing structures; and mergers and acquisitions. Kevin is ranked as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A by The Legal500 (2020).


Kevin is a member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces.


Kevin holds a BA LLB degree from the University of Witwatersrand.

Lawyer Rankings

South Africa > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Kevin TrudgeonWerksmans Attorneys

At Werksmans Attorneys, Kevin Trudgeon  leads the commercial side of the department and Gerhard Johannes  heads up the corporate and M&A practice.  the team acts for both public and private clients across sectors such as mining, retail, telecommunications, banking and insurance in domestic and cross-border corporate mergers, private equity mandates, takeovers and restructurings. Its involvement in BEE transactions, environmental compliance and business rescue cases is also on the rise, and regulatory mandates are also within the team’s strong capabilities. David Gewer is especially strong in mining-related M&A matters.