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ENSafrica recognised as a leading international firm for India-related work
ENSafrica, July 2017
South Africa

We are delighted that, for the third consecutive year, ENSafrica has been identified as a leading international law firm for India-related work by the India Business Law Journal. The announcement was made in an intelligence report titled “Global Stars”, which was published in a recently released edition of the India Business Law Journal...

Top accolades for ENSafrica’s IP team and its members
ENSafrica, July 2017
South Africa

We are delighted to announce that Gaelyn Scott, head of ENSafrica’s IP department, has again been recognised by Managing Intellectual Property as one of the world’s leading female IP attorneys in its 2017 IP Stars list of the Top 250 Women in IP. Gaelyn Scott and Ilse du Plessis were ranked by Managing Intellectual Property as IP Stars for trade marks...

Occupational Health and Safety Act - Guidelines for the Construction Regulations, 2014
ENSafrica, June 2017
South Africa

On Friday, 2 June 2017, a notice (GNR.489) was published in Government Gazette No. 40883, which contains guidelines/explanatory notes in relation to the Construction Regulations, 2014...

Leading VAT specialist joins ENSafrica
ENSafrica, June 2017
South Africa

ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, has appointed senior indirect tax specialist Anne Jenkinson as an executive in its tax department in Johannesburg, South Africa...

Seasoned Technology, Media and Telecommunications Lawyer Joins ENSafrica
ENSafrica, May 2017
South Africa

ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, has appointed technology, media and telecommunications (“TMT”) law specialist Wilmari Strachan as a director in its TMT practice in South Africa...

Another Coup for ENSafrica As It Attracts Leading Mining, Employment and Finance Regulatory Specialists
ENSafrica, April 2017
South Africa

In the latest in a string of senior appointments, ENSafrica has scored a major coup by attracting respected mining law expert Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame, employment law litigator Joe Mothibi and financial specialist Ina Meiring to the firm’s ranks in South Africa...

Major Boost for ENSafrica As It Attracts Five Top Ugandan Lawyers
ENSafrica, April 2017
South Africa

ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, has significantly bolstered its offering in Uganda through several senior appointments. This ground-breaking shift has seen five of Uganda’s respected legal practitioners joining the firm in the past four months, bringing the combined years of experience of the firm’s Kampala office, ENSafrica Advocates, to over 150...

Seasoned Specialist Joins ENSafrica’s Mining Practice
ENSafrica, April 2017
South Africa

Leading African law firm ENSafrica has appointed seasoned mining law expert Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame as a director in its mining practice, with effect from 1 April 2017. Adonisi-Kgame will join Otsile Matlou and Lloyd Christie, who together with the rest of the mining department will constitute ENSafrica’s mining offering...

Top International Rankings Confirm ENSafrica as a Responsive, Resourceful and Reliable Partner in Africa
ENSafrica, April 2017
South Africa

Renowned international ratings agency Chambers and Partners has recognised ENSafrica for its Africa-wide expertise and client service in several practice areas, including corporate/M&A, banking and finance and projects and energy...

ENSafrica’s IP Department Continues to Receive Accolades
ENSafrica, March 2017
South Africa

We are delighted to announce that Gaelyn Scott, head of ENSafrica’s IP department, has again been recognised at the International Law Office’s (“ILO’s”) Client Choice Awards. Gaelyn was named the top South African trade mark lawyer in 2017. Gaelyn was also named the top South African IP lawyer by the Client Choice Awards in 2012 and top South African trade mark lawyer in 2013 and 2015...

Further Accolades for ENSafrica’s IP department
ENSafrica, March 2017
South Africa

ENSafrica’s IP head of department, Gaelyn Scott, has consistently been ranked as one of only two or three South African lawyers in the gold band for trade mark enforcement and litigation by World Trademark Review (“WTR”) every year since 2013...

Top Finance Regulatory Expert Joins ENSafrica
ENSafrica, March 2017
South Africa

ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, has appointed leading financial specialist Ina Meiring to its top-ranked Banking and Finance Department. Meiring has 40 years of experience and is considered to be one of South Africa’s finest finance regulatory experts, with a stellar reputation in the industry...

ENSafrica Recognised at DealMakers Gala Awards
ENSafrica, February 2017
South Africa

We are delighted that a deal in which ENSafrica was the lead South African legal advisor won the prestigious 2016 Deal of the Year at the recent DealMakers Gala Awards, one of the top awards on the African continent...

Top Ugandan Banking and Finance Lawyer Joins ENSafrica
ENSafrica, February 2017
South Africa

ENSafrica is pleased to announce that top banking and finance lawyer Rachel Musoke will be joining ENSafrica in Kampala, Uganda. This follows on the footsteps of Phillip Karugaba’s decision to join ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, which has over 600 practitioners on the continent...

Leading Ugandan Corporate and Commercial Lawyer Joins ENSafrica in Uganda
ENSafrica, December 2016
South Africa

ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, is pleased to announce that leading Ugandan corporate and commercial lawyer Phillip Karugaba will join ENSafrica in Uganda. This is a major coup for the firm, which has over 600 practitioners across the African continent. Karugaba, together with Donald Nyakairu, the current managing partner of ENSafrica, will create a formidable leadership team...

ENSafrica Bolsters Banking and Finance Offering
ENSafrica, October 2016
South Africa

ENSafrica is excited to announce that we have expanded our banking and finance offering through the appointment of two executives in our Sandton office. Nzame Qokweni, who has over 15 years’ experience, joins the firm from Norton Rose Fulbright, while Curwin Francis, who holds a BCom, an LLB and an MBA, joins from the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa...

ENSafrica Recognised for Its African Expertise
ENSafrica, September 2016
South Africa

ENSafrica received three awards at the 2016 African Legal Awards, which took place on Friday, 9 September, in Johannesburg. The firm was awarded Competition and Regulatory Team of the Year, IP Team of the Year and Restructuring Team of the Year at the awards ceremony...

ENSafrica Welcomes St Elmo Wilken to Our Employment Law Practice
ENSafrica, September 2016
South Africa

As a senior and Chamber’s ranked employment law attorney, St Elmo augments ENSafrica’s over 30-strong practitioner team, bringing with him expertise and many years’ experience in corporate labour law, including deep specialist knowledge in financial, manufacturing, mining, pharmaceutical and retail employment issues...

ENSafrica Recognised for Its India-Related Capabilities
ENSafrica, July 2016
South Africa

We are pleased to announce that ENSafrica has, for the second year running, been recognised as a top international law firm for India-related work by the India Business Law Journal...

ENSafrica expands its Mauritian offering
ENSafrica, June 2016
South Africa

We are pleased to announce that Etude Huet de Froberville, one of the oldest and most established attorneys’ firms in Mauritius, is joining forces with ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm. The integration of Etude Huet de Froberville will take effect on 1 July 2016, and will expand ENSafrica’s already strong litigation capability...

ENSafrica and its lawyers ranked among the world's best
ENSafrica, April 2016
South Africa

Thank you to those of our clients who participated in the research that culminated in the Chambers Global Guide 2016. We are grateful for your input and for taking the time out of your busy schedules to take part in the research...

ENSafrica appoints Mzi Mgudlwa as new Chief Executive
ENSafrica, February 2016
South Africa

ENSafrica is pleased to announce that Mzi Mgudlwa has been appointed as its new Chief Executive (“CE”), with effect from 1 March 2016. Mzi has been the firm’s Deputy CE since 2006 under Piet Faber, who has served at the helm of the firm for over 25 years...

ENSafrica Receives Top Rankings in the Prestigious The Legal 500 2015
ENSafrica, April 2015
South Africa

ENSafrica's position as a leading African law firm has been reaffirmed by our recent rankings in the prestigious The Legal 500 for 2015...

Africa’s Largest Law Firm Announces the Launching of ENSafrica Namibia
ENSafrica, December 2014
South Africa

On the 1st November 2014, Lorentz Angula Inc (LA), one of Namibia’s largest and most prestigious law firms, joined forces with Africa’s largest law firm, ENSafrica. “We are proud to announce that we have become ENSafrica Namibia,” said Hartmut Ruppel, previously executive chairperson of LA, and who remains the executive chairperson of ENSafrica Namibia...

ENSafrica (Mauritius)
ENSafrica (Mauritius), June 2014
Mauritius

We are delighted to inform you that Maxime Sauzier SC, Varuna Bunwaree and Carolyn Desvaux de Marigny (Barristers) as well as Jaykar Gujadhur and Yashina Leckram (Attorneys) have joined ENSafrica (Mauritius) on 1st June 2014. They have joined the current Mauritius team of ENSafrica (Mauritius) to build, what we believe will become an unparalleled domestic practice in Mauritius...

Mauritius Oldest and Largest Firm of Attorneys Join Forces with Africa's Largest Law Firm
ENSafrica (Mauritius), December 2013
Mauritius

De Comarmond & Koenig the oldest and largest firm of Attorneys in Mauritius has entered into a joint venture with ENSafrica the No.1 law firm in Africa. The Mauritius joint venture law firm will practice under the name “ENSafrica (Mauritius)”. It is the first time a leading Mauritian law firm enters into such a joint venture and it is a landmark in Mauritius legal market...

ENS and Rubicon Personal IP® Joint Venture on Patent Information in Africa
ENS(Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.), July 2013
South Africa

ENS recently partnered with Rubicon Personal IP® as a contributing firm to provide content and information relating to patent procedures and costs for countries in Africa. Rubicon Personal IP® is an interactive, online manual for intellectual property (IP) procedures. The Rubicon website gives easy access to worldwide IP practices, procedures and costs...

Telkom Agrees to Behavioural Remedies and a R200 Million Fine in Settlement of another Abuse of Dominance Case
ENS(Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.), June 2013
South Africa

The long and protracted legal battle between the Competition Commission (“Commission”) and Telkom SA SOC Limited (“Telkom”) appears to be reaching an end as Telkom and the Commission have concluded a settlement agreement that will see Telkom paying a R200 million fine and acceding to a number of behavioural remedies...

ENS Takes Top Honours in International Tax Awards
ENS(Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.), May 2013
South Africa

ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs), Africa’s largest law firm, has taken top honours at the prestigious European Tax Awards hosted by International Tax Review (ITR) at the Dorchester Hotel in London...

ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.) Africa's Largest Law Firm Announce that Michael Katz has been Awarded SAIT Honorary Fellowship Award
ENS(Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.), May 2013
South Africa

Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs, Africa’s largest law firm, is proud to announce that our esteemed chairman, Michael Katz, was granted a SAIT Honorary Fellowship Award at a prestigious gala dinner hosted by the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners (SAIT) earlier this week...

Uganda Successfully Defends Government of Uganda Against Salini Costruttori, Represented by American Firm, King & Spalding LLP
ENS(Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.), May 2013
South Africa

In a ground-breaking ICC arbitration that spanned just over two years, the three member tribunal chaired by ICC Court chairman John Beechey recently ruled against Italian roadbuilder Salini in a dispute with the Government of Uganda in the construction of the Kampala Northern By-Pass (KNBP) in Uganda’s capital...

ENS Competition Department Wins Top Honours at the Global Competition Review (GCR) Awards Ceremony in Washington D.C.
ENS(Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.), April 2013
South Africa

We are proud to announce that ENS’s Competition department walked away with top honours at the Global Competition Review (GCR) Awards ceremony in Washington DC on Tuesday evening with the award for Merger Control Matter of the Year – Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, in recognition of its representation in South Africa of Nestlé in its US$11...

ENS Advises on Nestlé / Pfizer Nutrition Merger Approved with Conditions
ENS(Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.), February 2013
South Africa

On Monday, 11 February 2013, the Competition Tribunal (The “Tribunal”) approved the South African leg of the global acquisition by Nestlé S.A. (“Nestlé”) of the infant nutrition business of Pfizer Inc. (“Pfizer Nutrition”). Pfizer Nutrition’s South African interests comprise, amongst other products, infant formula and follow on milks (“IFFO”) marketed under the S-26 and SMA brands...

ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs) Advised Nestle S.A. in US $11.85 Billion Deal
ENS(Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.), December 2012
South Africa

ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs) has advised Nestlé S.A in respect of the South African leg of their acquisition of the global infant nutrition business of Pfizer Incorporated, valued at US$11.85 billion. The transaction is a strategic move by Nestlé to grow its presence in infant nutrition in emerging markets, as 85% of Pfizer’s sales are in emerging, high-growth markets...

ENS advises on R9.1 Billion Acquisition of Mining House Metorex Limited
ENS(Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.), August 2012
South Africa

Jinchuan’s R9.1 billion acquisition of SA-based mining house Metorex made headlines over the past twelve months and was named Dealmakers’ Deal of the Year in March after being judged for its innovation and creativity, the deal size, the complexity of the matter, its value and regulatory approvals...

Africa's ENS an Attractive Destomation For China following R9.1Billion M&A Deal
ENS(Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.), August 2012
South Africa

The diversity of the South African mining industry, as well its world class banking and finance systems, makes the country an ideal base from which Chinese firms can expand their investment into Africa. This is according to Otsile Matlou, Head of Mining at ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs), who says that South Africa is increasingly becoming an attractive destination for Chinese investment...

De Comarmond & Koenig Advises Gulf African Petroleum Corporation
De Comarmond & Koenig, March 2008
Mauritius

This year the firm has received one of the biggest mandates to hit East Africa and islands of the Indian Ocean. De Comarmond & Koenig is advising Gulf Africa Petroleum Corporation (Gapco) – a Mauritian registered entity which controls assets worth $300 million – on insolvency litigation initiated by Barclays Bank and Standard Chartered Bank in Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Mauritius...

De Comarmond & Koenig is advising Gulf Africa Petroleum Corporation (Gapco)
De Comarmond & Koenig, January 2008
Mauritius

De Comarmond & Koenig has been a major player in the Mauritian market for more than a century. Established in 1828, the firm has grown from strength to strength. Now under the leadership of Thierry Koenig, De Comarmond & Koenig fields a team of six lawyers with expertise across the corporate and commercial spectrum...

 

 


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