Mr Priyesh Daya > Webber Wentzel > Johannesburg, South Africa > Lawyer Profile
Webber Wentzel Offices
90 RIVONIA ROAD, SANDTON
PO BOX 61771, MARSHALLTOWN 2107
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Mr Priyesh Daya
Priyesh is an expert in all aspects of dispute resolution with a specific focus on corporate and commercial litigation. He also advises on arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. His clients include both private corporations and public, parastatal entities and he has worked across numerous sectors including mining, oil and gas, and financial services. He has deep expertise in the telecommunications and construction and engineering sectors. He has conducted workshops, seminars and presentations on construction-related dispute resolution, the Companies Act and the King Code on Corporate Governance (focused on compliance & managing stakeholder relationships including alternative dispute resolution).
Webber Wentzel is a recognised leader in South Africa and is increasingly active in Africa-wide disputes, including international arbitrations. The firm has gained considerable recognition for its work in public law and judicial review cases, international arbitration and class actions. Trevor Versfeld and Stuart McCafferty consistently impress with Nick Alp noted for class actions. Kathryn Gawith is rated for professional liability, while Vlad Movshovich is a key name for commercial litigation and international arbitration. Priyesh Daya leads the dispute resolution practice and Sarah McKenzie is another name to note. Julian Jones joined from Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in 2020.
Webber Wentzel is primarily focused on the South Africa market though with a significant portion of Africa-wide engagements. The team is actively involved in major infrastructure builds and big-ticket disputes. Alessandra Pardini and Megan Jarvis are rated for EPC and transactional matters. Tyron Theessen, who has recently promoted to the partnership, has achieved considerable market recognition, while Priyesh Daya is experienced in major construction disputes.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking and finance
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- Investment funds
- Projects and infrastructure
- Shipping and transport