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South Africa

Overview

 

Johannesburg has become a key hub for local and international banks, development institutions, institutional investors and funds looking at investment and finance opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Our team in South Africa is fully integrated into Allen & Overy’s worldwide network, complementing our wider African capability which includes both our Casablanca office and our global Africa Group comprising over one hundred lawyers worldwide.

Combining the expertise and resources of a global elite law practice with a leading group of senior domestic practitioners, our office in Johannesburg provides our clients with innovative and cost-effective legal solutions wherever they are located. Our team includes lawyers qualified to practise both in South Africa and England & Wales who advise both African homegrown companies and international corporations on opportunities in the banking, finance, energy, infrastructure and mining sectors, both in South Africa and elsewhere in sub-Saharan Africa. Our lawyers have established close working relationships with regulators, government entities, investors, banks and corporates across the region in order to offer our clients optimal support.

Clients benefit from our seamless integration across the firm, where a true spirit of collaboration ensures the sharing of knowledge, information, technology systems, processes and skills. Whatever the transaction or legal issue, we are used to leveraging our resources as one firm to meet our clients’ needs, offering our clients the support and advice needed to succeed in the changing national and global markets.

B-BBEE Certification

A&O (South Africa ) LLP is a level three contributor to  Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE); under the Revised Codes of Good Practice on Black Economic Empowerment, October 2013.

Johannesburg office

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Allen & Overy (South Africa) LLP
6th Floor
90 Grayston
90 Grayston Drive
Sandton
Johannesburg
2196
South Africa
Telephone Number+27 (0) 10 597 9850
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Directions :

Within the city, we recommend Avis Executive Cars or Uber.

By taxi

Take an Uber directly from the airport to the office, cost ranges from ZAR400 to ZAR600

By public transport

The Gautrain is a high speed rail link between the airport, Sandton, Johannesburg city and Pretoria. The journey from the airport to Sandton takes approximately 15 minutes. It costs ZAR142 from the airport to Sandton station. An Uber will still be required to take you from the Sandton Gautrain to the office, which costs approximately ZAR50 and takes around 10 minutes.

Parking information

There is parking available in the office building

 

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Michael Duncan
Michael Duncan
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South Africa
Telephone icon+27 10 597 9870
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Lionel Shawe
Lionel Shawe
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South Africa
Telephone icon+27 10 597 9860
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Lisa Botha
Lisa Botha
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South Africa
Telephone icon+27 10 597 9890
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Khurshid Fazel
Khurshid Fazel
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South Africa
Telephone icon+27 10 597 9880
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Jason van der Poel
Jason van der Poel
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South Africa
Telephone icon+27 10 597 9900
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Kathleen Wong
Kathleen Wong
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South Africa
Telephone icon+27 10 597 9879
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