Anita Moolman

Anita Moolman


Anita Moolman is a Director in our Corporate & Commercial practice and has experience in consumer protection matters, public sector procurement, project finance and public private partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and commercial law advisory services. Anita has been extensively involved in due diligence work in respect of a range of investments and other transactions, for both domestic and international clients. She was a member of the legal team that undertook a large scale due diligence investigation of a local parastatal. Anita has been involved in all aspects of the legal due diligence process, from setting up of data rooms and the supervision of the due diligence process until the final closing of the transactions. More recently, she has also conducted due diligence investigations in the aviation, tourism and leisure sectors.

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Anita began her career as a Candidate Attorney at Hofmeyr Herbstein and Gihwala (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) in 2006. In 2008 she was appointed as an Associate, became Senior Associate in 2010 and was promoted to Director in April 2013.

  • Advises on PPP's. Anita is advising on the legal aspects pertaining to Chapman's Peak Toll Road Project (Western Cape Government). She has also advised the Western Cape Government in relation to the Pick 'n Pay Two Oceans Cycle Tour.
  • Regularly manages and conducts legal due diligence investigations from the setting-up of data rooms, investigations and analysis to the preparation of final due diligence reports.
  • Advised and assisted a number of corporate clients (listed and unlisted) in relation to due diligences conducted in the fishing, engineering, aviation and tourism and leisure sectors. Her experience includes a major due diligence by Denel of its Western Cape operations required as part of a planned disposal of interests in Denel's munitions business to a major international group.
  • Regularly advises and implements private equity and corporate restructuring transactions.
  • Negotiating and drafting various types of commercial agreements.
  • Advises on regulatory aspects such as compliance with the SRP Code.
  • Assisted in advising Dubai World in relation to acquisitions in the tourism and leisure sector.
  • Assisted in advising a consortium lead by Brimstone Investment Corporation in relation to a number of merger and acquisition transactions relating to Sea Harvest Corporation, which included a scheme of arrangement of the shares in Sea Harvest Corporation and culminated in the acquisition of Tiger Brands shares in Sea Harvest Corporation.
  • Assisted in advising Medi Clinic Corporation in relation to its international expansion and acquisition in Switzerland.
  • IFLR1000 2022 recommended Anita as a highly regarded leading lawyer for M&A.


  • BComm LLB, University of Stellenbosch
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 2008
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council