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Ezra Davids is chairman of Corporate/ M&A at Bowmans.

He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and securities law, and is the relationship partner for a number of the firm’s major clients.

He is the former chair of the Recent Developments in M&A Subcommittee of the IBA’s Corporate and M&A Committee and the most recent chair of the Faculty Advisory Board of the Law School of the University of Cape Town. Ezra regularly writes for international M&A and equity capital markets publications.

He was the first practising African lawyer to feature on the front cover of American Lawyer.

Lawyer Rankings

South Africa > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Ezra DavidsBowmans

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.