Christoff Pienaar > Webber Wentzel > Cape Town, South Africa > Lawyer Profile

Webber Wentzel
15TH FLOOR, CONVENTION TOWER
HEERENGRACHT, FORESHORE
CAPE TOWN 8001
South Africa

Position

Partner

Career

​Christoff has a wealth of experience in advising clients on commercial, information technology, fintech and intellectual property law. He specialises in information technology, fintech and commercial matters and has particular expertise in payment systems and payment processing arrangements, investment transactions into technology businesses, commercialisation of intellectual property rights, disposals and/or restructuring of technology businesses, technology outsourcing, business process outsourcing, systems integration, managed services, software development and software licensing, and support transactions.​

Memberships

Member of the Society for Computers and Law

Education

Postgraduate Diploma, Stellenbosch University Business School, 2020
Advanced Diploma in Banking, University of Johannesburg, 2002
LLB, University of Johannesburg, 2002
BA, University of Johannesburg, 1999
Admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Admitted solicitor of England and Wales

Lawyer Rankings

South Africa > Intellectual property

Webber Wentzel advises on the full spectrum of IP services from disputes to M&A issues and portfolio management. It has expertise in a range of sectors including healthcare, technology, agribusiness and transport. Leanne Mostert leads the practice group and is a leading expert in IP exchange control matters. Bernadette Versfeld has extensive litigation expertise and Tim Ball brings significant experience in acting for generic pharmaceutical companies. Christoff Pienaar was a new arrival in April 2022.