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Lisa Botha



Botha Lisa
Lisa Botha



Lisa is a partner based in our Johannesburg office. She is dual-qualified as both a South African attorney and a solicitor (England & Wales) and has experience of working in several jurisdictions outside of South Africa including the Middle East. She has acted for high-profile clients across both the domestic and international financial sectors and has developed a particular expertise in cross-border work. Lisa’s practice covers multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions (public and private), ECM transactions, general lending, restructuring, capital markets and private equity.

Lisa is ranked as “highly regarded” in the areas of Banking, Private Equity and M&A in IFLR1000 2018.

News & insights

Publications: 06 DECEMBER 2019

Warsaw podcast - GDPR in M&A transactions - episode two

Justyna Ostrowska, senior associate in Allen & Overy Warsaw, advises clients on new technologies law as well as intellectual property rights and data protection.  In her podcast, she discusses the various stages of a M&A transaction in the light of the GDPR. This recording is devoted to the processing of employee data at the stage of sale transaction and data room preparation. We invite you to the second part of the podcast series dedicated to the employee data in M&A transactions.

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News: 05 DECEMBER 2019

Allen & Overy advises Veganz on corporate realignment as stock corporation

Allen & Overy has advised Veganz GmbH, one of the worlds few suppliers of a full range of vegan foods, on its corporate realignment as stock corporation (Veganz Group AG).  With this step, Veganz Group adopts a structure that will support further growth.

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Publications: 04 DECEMBER 2019

IT and operational failures: financial services in the spotlight

There is unprecedented demand for and use of technology in the financial services sector.  However, greater reliance on technology brings with it increased levels of risk.  In particular, IT incidents and even brief disruptions to digital services may have a significant impact on clients and the markets.

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Publications: 02 MAY 2018

International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance 2018

​Allen & Overy was pleased to once again partner with the LSTA, the LMA, the APLMA and Global Legal Group on the sixth edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance. For the 2018 edition we increased our contribution to five chapters, covering updates from our U.S., European and African offices.

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Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2010

Admitted as an Attorney (South Africa), 1999


LLB, University of Kwazulu-Natal, 1992-1994

BA, University of Kwazulu-Natal, 1989-1991