1 April 2020 by Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Alert

CDH announces two Director promotions

Commercial law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) is proud to announce the promotion of two Senior Associates to Directors, effective 1 April 2020. These appointments include Jerain Naidoo from the firm’s Corporate and Commercial practice and Jerome Brink in the Tax and Exchange Control practice.

Thabile Fuhrmann, Chairperson at CDH says, “The promotions reflect our steady commitment to nurturing and growing our talent to enable the firm to deliver exceptional service to our clients. I offer my sincere congratulations to the lawyers who have been promoted to Director this year.

The newly appointed Directors offer different specialties and strengths within their areas of expertise.

Naidoo has experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and the formation, structuring and restructuring of business entities. He regularly advises listed and private companies across a range of sectors, including telecommunications, financial technology and private equity.

Brink specialises in corporate and international tax and provides tax and exchange control advice on all aspects of business-related activities, including financing, corporate reorganisations and restructurings, disposals and acquisitions, empowerment transactions, notional vendor funding, share incentive schemes, and other commercial transactions. He also advises clients on employees’ tax (PAYE), value-added tax (VAT) and taxation of trusts. His expertise extends to tax controversy and tax dispute resolution including transfer pricing matters.

CDH’s CEO, Brent Williams, explains that these promotions are a result of many years of hard work and growth. “We are proud of our ability to take on even the most complex legal challenges, something that is only made possible thanks to the dedication and talent of our specialist lawyers. We wish our new Directors well on this next step on their career journey and have full confidence that they will deliver only the highest quality legal advice to our clients.

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