Charles Douglas > Bowmans > Johannesburg, South Africa > Lawyer Profile

South Africa

Work Department

Corporate, Commercial, Mergers and Acquisitions


Charles Douglas is co-head of Bowmans’ M&A Practice.

He specialises in mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets. His M&A experience includes public and private transactional work. In equity capital markets, Charles has experience with both primary and secondary offerings as well as more general listings work.

Charles has advised on matters in various other African jurisdictions besides South Africa and also spent 18 months working in Sydney, Australia.

Charles has a BA from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, an LLB from the University of Cape Town and an LLM from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Lawyer Rankings

South Africa > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Charles DouglasBowmans

Bowmans has cemented its standing in cross-border M&A and continues to impress in advising foreign investors and multinational clients. It has a high market share of engagements on transformational and headline deals. Ezra Davids is chairman of the corporate group and has an excellent record in cross-border deals. Charles Douglas and Tholinhlanhla Gcabashe jointly head the M&A department, while John Bellew leads the private equity team. Ashleigh Hale and Charles Young are also highly rated.