Baker & McKenzie has launched a South African employment practice with the hire of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr’s director of employment, Johan Botes.
Former Greenberg Traurig Maher (GTM) restructuring head Lyndon Norley has moved to South Africa to join Bowman Gilfillan’s new dedicated restructuring group.
Last week Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) announced it was joining the growing number of international firms with an office on the ground in South Africa.
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, DLA Piper’s former South African ally, has added six new partners in its finance and employment teams including three banking directors from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has hired two partners from Linklaters’ South African ally Webber Wentzel to launch an office in Johannesburg.
DLA Piper has announced the launch of an office in Morocco, ahead of its planned move into South Africa early next year.
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