Andile joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a candidate attorney in 2016 and will be appointed as an associate in 2018.

  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation (SOC) Limited (acting on behalf of its client, the Unemployment Insurance Fund) in its investment of R1,2 Billion in Edcon Limited as part of the company's debt and capital restructure.
  • Advised the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa in relation to in relation to multicurrency funding made available to it by the African Development Bank.
  • Advised South African Airways SOC Limited in relation to the purchase of two A340-600 aircraft.
  • Advised the Public Investment Corporation (SOC) Limited in relation to its provision of a credit enhancement instrument provided in favour of Liquid Telecommunications Holdings Limited ahead of its proposed listing on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Advised DNI-4PL Contracts in relation to funding made available to it by Rand Merchant Bank Limited (acting through its Corporate and Investment Banking division).
  • Assisted in advising Harmony on amendment and restatement of existing ZAR and USD facilities and managing the finalization of conditions precedent.
  • Advised The Standard Bank of South Africa in relation to funding provided to Littera Investment Proprietary Limited for purposes of refinancing existing facilities and general corporate purposes.
  • Advised Nedbank Limited in relation to funding made available to African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation SOC Limited.
  • Advised and assisted the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa with drafting template loan agreements; and
  • Advised South African Airways SOC Limited in relation to the novation of an operating lease agreement in relation to Airbus A330-300 MSN 1779 from Wellington Leasing MSN 1779 Limited (as existing lessor) to AC Finance MSN1779 Limited (as new lessor).
  • Regularly assisted in drafting, analysis and review of company secretarial documents, including resolutions
  • Regularly assisted in drafting documents in relation to funding structures
  • Assisted in implementing corporate restructuring transactions
  • Regularly assisted in implementing funding structures and the security relating to such finance Assisting with due diligence reports

Education

  • LLB (Cum Laude), University of Johannesburg
  • SLP in Corporate Finance and Securities Law (Cum Laude); University of Johannesburg