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Robert Thackwell

Senior Associate

Johannesburg

Thackwell Robert
Robert Thackwell

Senior Associate

Johannesburg

Robert Thackwell is a senior associate in the Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution team in the Johannesburg office. He has advised both domestic and foreign clients across a broad range of sectors including construction and engineering, telecommunications and mining. He has particular expertise in advising clients in complex disputes including class actions, large scale arbitrations and multifaceted adjudications.

News & insights

Panoramic view of London's skyline

Publications: 22 SEPTEMBER 2020

LCIA introduces new arbitration rules to improve efficiency and effectiveness

The London Court of International Arbitration (the LCIA) has published its new arbitration rules (the 2020 Rules) which will apply to arbitrations commenced from 1 October 2020. This is precisely six…

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Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) Enforcement Actions Tracker

Publications: 07 SEPTEMBER 2020

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) Enforcement Actions Trends and Tracker

The SFC published its annual report for 2019/2020 in June and recently published its quarterly report for Q2 2020.

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Mandatory human rights due diligence laws: The Netherlands led the way in addressing child labour and contemplates broader action

Publications: 02 SEPTEMBER 2020

Mandatory human rights due diligence laws: the Netherlands led the way in addressing child labour and contemplates broader action

There is growing momentum worldwide among governments to require companies to undertake human rights due diligence.  The Netherlands took the lead with respect to the specific issue of child labour,…

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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

Admitted as an Attorney (South Africa) 2012.

Academic

Master of Commerce (Taxation) (Honours), Rhodes University, 2011

LLB, Rhodes University, 2008

Bachelor of Commerce, Rhodes University, 2006.