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Gerhard Rudolph

Partner

Johannesburg

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Gerhard Rudolph

Partner

Johannesburg

Gerhard Rudolph is head of the Litigation & Investigations department in our Johannesburg office and is a member of the firm’s International Arbitration group. He has extensive experience in representing and advising both domestic and multinational corporate clients in a broad range of contentious matters in South Africa, across the African continent and beyond.

He has a truly international practice, with numerous cross-border mandates in the following key focus areas: large disputes in the energy, mining and infrastructure sectors; complex transactional and regulatory disputes involving financial institutions, including regulatory and compliance investigations, asset tracing, global recovery processes and judicial commissions of enquiry; and contentious restructuring and insolvency disputes for a number of local and multinational corporates.

Gerhard has been ranked as a leading dispute resolution lawyer in legal directories for more than a decade. He is also regarded as one of the leading construction law specialists in South Africa.

News & insights

hospital beds

News: 30 JULY 2021

Allen & Overy advises Wren House on its acquisition of a majority stake in Almaviva Santé

Allen & Overy advised the global investment fund specialized in infrastructure financing Wren House in the context of its entry into exclusive negotiations with Antin Infrastructure Partners for the…

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Columns outside court

Publications: 28 APRIL 2021

Are employers required to disclose investigation reports in the CCMA?

In a recent unreported judgment between South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee v CCMA and Others, the Labour Court considered whether an employer is required to disclose a forensic…

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Publications: 13 AUGUST 2020

Webinar: Horizon scanning after Covid-19 enhancing resilience – exploring opportunities in Africa

On Thursday, 23 July 2020 Litigation and Investigations Partner, Gerhard Rudolph and Projects Director, Allen Leuta, were joined by Candice Govender (Sage Group plc), Lizelle Marwick (AngloGold…

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Balancing foreign investor protections

Publications: 14 AUGUST 2019

Balancing foreign investor protections with domestic policy initiatives in South Africa

One should not underestimate the positive effect of foreign direct investment on a country’s growth and development and the importance of creating an investor-friendly environment in uncertain…

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Office

Johannesburg

Allen & Overy (South Africa) LLP
6th Floor, 90 Grayston, 90 Grayston Drive, Sandton
Johannesburg
2196

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Qualifications

Professional

Attorney, South Africa, 1995

Academic

LLB, University of Pretoria, 1992

BLC, University of Pretoria, 1990