Mr Robert Driman > Werksmans Attorneys > Cape Town, South Africa > Lawyer Profile

Werksmans Attorneys
LEVEL 1, NO.5 SILO SQUARE,
V&A WATERFRONT
CAPE TOWN 8001
South Africa
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Work Department

Banking & Finance
Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
Investment Funds & Private Equity

Position

Director

Career

Robert Driman is a Director in the Banking & Finance; Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions; and Investment Funds & Private Equity practice areas. He specialises in transactions involving banking and financial institutions and regulation; regulatory issues; international transactions; exchange control; finance; crisis management; and business rescue. Robert has extensive experience in resolving complex high-profile corporate, commercial and regulatory issues in many areas of commerce in South Africa and abroad. He has represented local and international banks on virtually every aspect of banking; finance documents; cross-border lending and security; restructurings; regulation; exchange control, customer relations and duties, derivative instruments and close-outs.

Education

BJournalism (Rhodes) LLB (University of the Witwatersrand)

HDipCoLaw (University of the Witwatersrand)
LLM (Banking and Stock Exchanges) (University of Johannesburg)
MCom Taxation (University of Cape Town) 
2015: Director, Werksmans in the banking and finance and corporate mergers & acquisitions teams

 

Lawyer Rankings

South Africa > Investment funds

The investment funds and private equity team at Werksmans Attorneys is chaired by Shayne Krige  from Cape Town. Investors and managers in South Africa and across the continent are within the group’s client roster, and private equity, hedge funds and pensions funds are all active areas for the practice. Robert Driman  in Cape Town holds expertise in financial services and regulation and Doelie Lessing  in Stellenbosch is an expert in tax law. Hilah Laskov was promoted to director in March 2021. Krige is connected to the EU market, having spent over a decade practicing in Paris.