Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr’s (CDH) specialist lawyers and practice areas continue to make significant strides in the latest edition of the Chambers Global, the pre-eminent guide that ranks the top lawyers and leading firms worldwide. In total 13 practices and 32 directors from CDH were acknowledged in this year’s guide.
Chambers identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in over 180 jurisdictions throughout the world. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
- According to the latest edition CDH was ranked band one in Capital Markets: Equity, Corporate/M&A, Environment and IT & Telecommunications.
- Individual lawyers ranked in band one include Johan Latsky (Capital Markets: Equity), Terry Winstanley (Environment), Preeta Bhagattjee (IT & Telecommunications),
Pieter Conradie (Dispute Resolution), Gavin Noeth (Projects & Energy), Ludwig Smith (Banking and Finance) and Emil Brincker (Tax).
- New rankings went to Joe Whittle (Construction) and Jay Govender (Projects & Energy) and an up-and-coming ranking went to Ruaan van Eeden (Tax).
- Peter Hesseling (Corporate/M&A) and Fiona Leppan (Employment) moved up in
Chambers is a powerful source of information and it is heartening to receive this form of acknowledgement and be recognised as a go-to firm for businesses in need of trusted, responsive and innovative legal expertise.