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Banking and finance is a crucial component of South Africa’s economy. The professionals at Adams & Adam keep themselves abreast of the latest developments in this area of the law, and provide a wide spectrum of legal services in this industry. These include:

  • Advising on banking and financial markets law in general
  • Advising on credit agreements and the National Credit Act
  • Advising on the structuring and assisting with the drafting and/or review of financial arrangements, project finance and related transactions, including public private partnership arrangements (PPPs)
  • Advising in relation to collective investment schemes, private equity and hedge funds
  • Hedge fund structuring, listing and related documentation
  • Advising on trading documentation including prime brokerage agreements and derivative documentation
  • Advising on investment management agreements, sales and distribution arrangements
  • Financing into and out of South Africa
  • Preference share finance
  • Public sector finance
  • Retail and wholesale financial services, including the Securities Service Act and the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act
  • Security structures (SPV’s)
  • Simple and syndicated loans
  • Structured finance

How can we help you?

We have offices in Pretoria, Cape Town, Sandton and Umlanga , please contact your nearest office for any legal enquiry or assistance.

Related Professionals

  • Leander Opperman

    Leander has 21 years’ post-qualification experience and his practice areas include commercial litigation and dispute resolution with special focus on specialised recoveries (most of his clients in this regard are banks), Construction Law (he advises developers and employers) and Insolvency and Company Law (here he acts for corporate entities and liquidators/receivers/trustees as well as creditors).

  • Nalo Gungubele

    Nalo has gained broad experience in a number of fields but has focused mostly on administrative and regulatory law. Nalo returned to Adams from Sweden in June 2018 after completing a year-long master’s degree in European Economic Law from Stockholm University.