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Webber Wentzel

90 RIVONIA ROAD, SANDTON, JOHANNESBURG 2196,, PO BOX 61771, MARSHALLTOWN 2107, SOUTH AFRICA
Tel:
Work +27 11 530 5000
Fax:
Fax +27 11 530 5111
Email:
Web:
www.webberwentzel.com
Cape Town, Johannesburg
Webber Wentzel, Bruce Dickinson, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

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Bruce Dickinson

Tel:
Work +27 (0) 11 530 5381
Email:
Webber Wentzel

Work Department

Corporate /M&A practice

Position

Partner

Career

Bruce specialises in mergers and acquisitions in the mining industry, the structuring of mining companies, mining transactions and projects, as well as the development and operational aspects thereof. Bruce advises various mining companies on their investments in Sub-Saharan Africa and has advised on transactions and projects in the majority of key resource rich jurisdictions on the continent. He is an accomplished international speaker and has addressed various mining conferences and seminars in South Africa, Australia, Canada and Zimbabwe. He is regularly approached for comment on the mining industry by various business and industry publications and has published a number of articles on the mining industry. He is also a trustee of several trusts in the mining industry.

Member

Member of the Law Society of England and Wales (2008 to present)

Education

Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test, BPP Professional Education, 2008
Higher Certificate in Financial Markets and Instruments, Academy of Financial Markets, 2000
Prospecting and Mining Law, University of the Witwatersrand, 1996
LLB, University of KwaZulu-Natal, 1992
BA, University of KwaZulu-Natal, 1990
Admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Admitted solicitor of England and Wales


South Africa

Mining

Within: Leading individuals

Bruce Dickinson - Webber Wentzel

Within: Mining

Webber Wentzel is noted for its illustrious mining client base, the breadth of its practice across sub-Saharan Africa and its sheer depth of expertise and resources. The firm has 'excellent legal connections' in 'neighbouring countries' according to one client.  It has over 40 partners and 80 other lawyers that operate in the mining sphere. The firm advised Rustenburg Platinum Mines on the disposal of its 85% interest in Union Mine and its 50.1% interest in Masa Chrome Company to a subsidiary of Siyanda Resources. Mining M&A specialist Bruce Dickinson is 'knowledgeable and personable' and provides 'advice that is to the point'. Mining law expert Manus Booysen is also highly reputed and Jonathan Veeran is recommended for regulatory matters. Rita Spalding and health and safety specialist Kate Collier are also highly regarded.

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