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MEET THE TEAM

Founder I Lead Attorney

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Darren Hanekom (BSocSci, LLB)

The firm was founded in 2019 with the view of providing clients with accessible specialist litigation and commercial services. Darren has gained experience working on high profile matters both locally and abroad. His experience includes the representation of Judges, governmental departments and assisting in the settlement of an international environmental law dispute for close to a billion Rand. Darren has also appeared in the Competition Commission where he successfully led a team responsible for obtaining an unconditional approval in a large-scale acquisition. 

Together with his passion for cryptocurrencies and his experience representing regulators, Darren has been well placed to advise in the cryptocurrency and FinTech space, Darren enjoys working alongside retail and institutional stakeholders in all aspects of licensing and compliance. 

Areas of practice:

- Dispute resolution

- Financial regulation and compliance 

- Corporate and commercial law

- Family law

Counsel

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Michail Le Roux (BCom, LLB)

 

Michail is our commercial counsel based at the Cape Town office. He is experienced in advising domestic and international clients on a wide array of transactional work including mergers and acquisitions, international taxation, exchange control, as well as financial regulation and compliance

 

Michail places a special focus on virtual assets, distributed ledger technology and decentralised finance; he typically advises clients beginning with the lobbying process around new legislation to the comprehensive application and adoption of fully digital transactions in online and mobile environments.

Areas of practice:

- Corporate and Commercial law

- International tax and exchange control

Financial regulation and compliance

Associates

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Hendrik Theron (LLB)

Areas of practice:

- General and commercial litigation

- Regulatory law

- Data Protection and Privacy law

- Family law

- Criminal law

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Amieé Webber (LLB)

Areas of practice:

- General and commercial litigation

- Regulatory law 

- Commercial law

- Family law

Professional Support

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Megan Le Roux

Paralegal 

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Stephanie Scott

Accounts Manager

In Association with Ndlovu Noni Attorneys Incorporated, Johannesburg

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Noni Ndlovu (LLB)

We work in association with Noni Ndlovu the founder and director of NNA Inc, a 100% female black owned law firm in Johannesburg. Noni Ndlovu is a corporate and commercial attorney specialising in mergers and acquisitions transactions for both local and international clients with a particular focus on capital markets.

Noni has led a team of corporate and commercial attorneys, which advised on various international client transactions worth over R 4 billion in the pharmaceutical industry and managed the successful acquisition of its retail and wholesale business of one of South Africa's largest pharmaceutical companies. This included engaging with regulators and stakeholders in Africa, Europe as well as the United States.

Her experience includes (de-)listings, JSE related work, general corporate and commercial law, corporate finance and due diligence investigations as well as drafting prospectuses and pre-listings statements and advising on various aspects of the South African Companies Act, 2008, the Takeover Regulations Panel and the JSE Listings Requirements.

Noni was recognised as an under 35 leading/recommended lawyer by Top 40 Young Lawyers Award nominees in South Africa.

Areas of Practice:

- Corporate commercial

- Mergers and acquisitions

- Competition Law

- Corporate governance