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South Africa

The firm

Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognised by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which they live and work.

Dentons’ global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size.

Areas of practice

Dentons’ lawyers and professionals provide services in the following practice disciplines and industry sectors:

Banking and finance: Dentons covers every aspect of banking and capital markets transactions in the world’s leading financial centres. Dentons helps clients access and invest new sources of capital, develop and use financial products, structure financing transactions, comply with regulations, respond to investigations and resolve disputes.

Competition and antitrust: Dentons provides legal advice and judicial assistance in all aspects of national and EU competition law, consumer law, state aid, tender procedures and regulatory issues. Clients receive tailored, industry-focused advice on complex litigation, investigations by competition authorities, merger control, competition compliance, or commercial arrangements.

Corporate and M&A: Dentons provides clients with comprehensive legal advice on public and private M&A, joint ventures, corporate finance, private equity, disposals, corporate restructurings, and general commercial, antitrust and corporate governance issues.

Litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration: Dentons’ highly reputable Litigation and Dispute Resolution lawyers are particularly well known for helping clients resolve disputes in energy, construction and engineering, banking, restructuring and insolvency, life sciences and retail. The team is also highly experienced in EU trade disputes, investigations and international arbitration.

Energy: with one of the world’s leading energy practices, Dentons guides clients on strategy, market entry, transactions, political and regulatory issues and dispute resolution. Its clients include oil majors, independents, distributors, power generators and utilities, financial institutions, public entities and large customers, new energy and old.

Real estate: Dentons’ real estate practice is the largest in the world. It advises real estate owners, investors and lenders on some of the most complex development, acquisition, disposition, debt and equity transactions in today’s market.

Restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy: Dentons’ teams formulate strategies for trustees, bondholders, investors, traders, debtors, creditors and creditor committees around the world as they pursue claims for clients through negotiation and litigation.

Tax: with experience in worldwide jurisdictions, Dentons provides comprehensive tax advice to individuals, private companies, multinationals and other entities on tax planning, compliance, M&A structuring tax-advantaged investing, transfer pricing, disputes with tax authorities and more.

Department Name Email Telephone
Arbitration Zithu Twala
Arbitration Waheed Badrodien
Banking and finance Shahid Sulaiman
Banking and finance Michael Denenga
Capital markets Shahid Sulaiman
Capital markets Michael Denenga
Competition and antitrust Anthony Crane
Competition and antitrust Waheed Badrodien
Corporate and M&A Noor Kapdi
Corporate and M&A Shahid Sulaiman
Employment and labour Anthony Crane
Energy Noor Kapdi
Energy Alan Jeftha
Environment and natural resources Noor Kapdi
Environment and natural resources Alan Jeftha
Infrastructure and PPP Noor Kapdi
Infrastructure and PPP William du Toit
White-collar and government investigations Noor Kapdi
Intellectual property and technology Shahid Sulaiman
Intellectual property and technology Alan Jeftha
Life sciences and healthcare Shahid Sulaiman
Litigation and dispute resolution Zithu Twala
Litigation and dispute resolution Vanessa Jacklin-Levin
Litigation and dispute resolution Waheed Badrodien
Real estate Fatima Osman
Real estate William du Toit
Restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy Zithu Twala
Restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy Waheed Badrodien
Tax Shahid Sulaiman
Photo Name Position Profile
 Daniél Hofmeyr  photo Daniél Hofmeyr
 Alan Jeftha  photo Alan Jeftha
 Noor Kapdi  photo Noor Kapdi
 Robert Parring  photo Robert Parring
 Minal Ramnath  photo Minal Ramnath
 Shahid Sulaiman  photo Shahid Sulaiman
 Zithu Twala  photo Zithu Twala
Number of lawyers : 8,600+
at this office : 39
70+ languages including:
Other offices : Dentons now has 150+ offices in over 60 countries