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Callum O'Connor



OConnor Callum
Callum O'Connor



Callum has experience in high value and complex commercial disputes both in South Africa and globally.

Callum has advised on a broad spectrum of matters involving a cross section of notable clients, with a strong emphasis on asset tracing and fraud claims, compliance and investigations, restructuring and insolvency litigation and class actions. Callum has been involved in various cross-border proceedings, as lead and co-lead counsel in multijurisdictional anti-bribery and corruption investigations and fraud and asset tracing claims.

In 2023 Callum was listed as Up and Coming in Corporate Investigations by Chambers and Partners and as a Next Generation Partner by the Legal 500.

Experience highlights



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Attorney, South Africa, 2010


Money Laundering Control, University of Johannesburg, 2015

Advanced Company Law I & II, Advanced Contract Law, Advanced Administrative Law, Nelson Mandela Institute of the School of Law, 2010 – 2011

LLB, University of the Witwatersrand, 2008

B. Soc. Sci. Politics, Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE), University of Cape Town, 2005

Pro bono

  • Advising a leading Human Rights Organisation that seeks reparations for survivors of torture. The matter concerned prospective civil proceedings against a fugitive involved in the supply armaments and assistance in the commission of war crimes. The mandate involved asset tracing and novel advice involving leading a team of members from various A&O’ offices.