Cape Managing Partner, Director
Gasant Orrie is the Cape Managing Partner of CDH and a Director in the Corporate and Commercial practice. Gasant covers most areas of corporate and commercial law with a focus on M&A in the financial services, hospitality and leisure, real estate, and transportation and tourism sectors. He has a special interest in corporate governance and anti-bribery and corruption compliance.
Gasant practised in law firms in Cape Town and Johannesburg before being appointed Chief Legal Advisor at South Africa Airways in 1995. In this capacity, Gasant served as a member of the airline's Executive Committee, Aviation Safety Review Board and Transformation Committee. During 1997, Gasant joined Hofmeyr (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) as a Director. From September 2008 he held the position of Joint Managing Partner, Cape Town until his appointment as Cape Managing Partner in 2011.