“The candidates, from Dar es Salaam to Cape Town, have one thing in common – they have achieved the standard of excellence required of partners at Bowmans. This is an outstanding achievement, and we are very proud of each one of them,” said Chairman and senior partner Ezra Davids.
Bowmans new partners are:
Charles Mmasi (Dar es Salaam) who advises corporations, banks and foreign investors on banking and finance, corporate and M&A issues across the mining, energy, infrastructure, telecommunications and agricultural sectors.
Craig Robinson (Cape Town) who has advised on numerous domestic and cross-border transactions in South Africa and other African jurisdictions, as well as other types of corporate and company law and governance matters.
Dane Solomon (Johannesburg) who specialises in mergers and acquisitions and general commercial and corporate matters. His experience includes public and private transactional work in South Africa and other jurisdictions in Africa. He also advises on general company law and corporate governance.
Daniel Mwathe (Nairobi) who has advised clients on matters ranging from commercial intellectual property to brand protection, trademark registration and advertising. His experience covers software acquisition agreements, e-commerce issues, data privacy compliance and consumer protection law.
Francois Trichardt (Johannesburg) who specialises in investigations and litigation relating to Ponzi, pyramid and multiplication schemes, contraventions of the Exchange Control Regulations, and funds misappropriated due to theft and fraud.
Jonathan Barnes (Johannesburg) who specialises in commercial litigation and international arbitration. His expertise covers transactional disputes, contractual claims and urgent High Court proceedings. He is also a qualified mediator.
Nadine Mather (Johannesburg) who focuses on employment law. She also has a keen interest in data protection laws and has advised on transferring personal information to holding companies abroad, the sharing of personal information with third parties and the processing of special/sensitive personal information.
Nanga Kwinana (Johannesburg) who has a wealth of experience advising on cross-border transactions involving companies listed on multiple securities exchanges. He has advised on acquisitions, disposals, empowerment transactions, engagements with regulators, general corporate commercial and governance matters as well as equity capital raising exercises.
Sibusiso Dube (Johannesburg) who specialises in employment law. His experience extends to litigation –conducting investigations, representing clients and chairing disciplinary enquiries. He has a further interest in South African football law, where he has represented professional clubs before the PSL Disciplinary Committee and Dispute Resolution Chamber.
Simon Kiriba (Nairobi) who specialises in real estate, construction, conveyancing and conservancy law as well as mergers and acquisitions and banking.
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