SJ Berwin man advises on SA trade

Corporate finance partner Jonathan Metliss, of SJ Berwin & Co, has been appointed to the Department of Trade and Industry's Committee on South Africa Trade (Cosat).

The committee advises Ian Lang, president of the Board of Trade, and Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind on ways to boost trade links with South Africa.

Metliss is the only Cosat appointee from the legal sector.

He said his appointment was an acknowledgement of the hard work and energy of his firm's South Africa team.