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Andrew  Bembridge

Andrew Bembridge

Executive

Expertise

  • Real Estate / Property
  • agribusiness

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

ENSafrica
South Africa

Profile

Andrew Bembridge is an Executive and Head of ENSafrica’s Real Estate / Property department.

He has acted for a number of notable mining companies, banks and property development companies.

Andrew has been involved in many major property transactions throughout Africa. His experience encompasses developments such as township proclamations, land use applications, water projects and environmental and heritage applications. Andrew’s experience further extends to extensive commercial property transactions, involving immovable and movable property, the drafting of intricate agreements and the implementation of the transactions arising out of those agreements.

He also has extensive experience in the land rights and restitution laws of South Africa, assisting both land owners and communities and has served as a member of the Johannesburg Attorneys Association Property Law Committee.

Education

  • BCom (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  • LLB (University of Cape Town)
  • HDip Tax (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Admitted as an attorney, conveyancer and notary public of the High Court of South Africa
Areas of Practice

agribusiness | Real Estate / Property

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

Andrew is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • Chambers Global Guide 2021, 2020, 2019,2018, 2017 – Real Estate (South Africa)
  • Best Lawyers® 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 – Real Estate - 2020, 2019 Lawyer of the year (South Africa)
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021, 2020, 2019,2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 – Real Estate - leading individual (South Africa)

Articles

South Africa: COVID-19, the Emergency Regulations and sectional title living
ENSafrica, March 2020

The Emergency Regulations published under the National Disaster Management Act, 2002 to reduce the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) were understandably, under the circumstances, published in a hurry with a number of scenarios not being thought of and being left to interpretation. One of those is sectional title living...

South Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Landlord and Tenant Relationships and Force Majeure
ENSafrica, March 2020

Given the recent regulations published under the Disaster Management Act, 2002 and the State of Emergency Act, 1997, certain restrictions have been imposed by the South African Government to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) threat. These restrictions prohibit certain activities and compel limiting factors on certain businesses, such as educational institutions and businesses selling liquor. In addition, there are a number of protocols that have been issued by various agencies...

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