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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

Publications: 08 JULY 2020

Direct access: a sea change in data gathering in U.S./UK criminal investigations

A new UK/U.S. bilateral agreement for accessing electronic data in cases of serious crime (the Agreement), which was negotiated and released in autumn 2019, is about to enter into force.

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Publications: 24 JUNE 2020

The limits of without prejudice protection

The High Court has allowed disclosure of “without prejudice” communications in two recent cases: one involving threats to remove assets from the jurisdiction in order to frustrate enforcement of a…

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Publications: 24 JUNE 2020

Risk of prosecution by foreign regulator no excuse for defendant's failure to disclose in English litigation

The High Court rejected a defendant’s application to vary an order for standard disclosure, notwithstanding that such disclosure would have exposed the defendant to a breach of its regulator’s…

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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.