Merrick Steenkamp is an Associate Designate in our Corporate & Commercial practice.His experience includes mergers andacquisitions, the formation, structuring and re-structuring of business entities as well as company secretarial work. Merrick also has experience in general commercial work including the drafting and settling of a variety of commercial contracts.
Merrick joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Candidate Attorney in 2019 during which time he gained exposure to employment law, liquidations and business rescue as well as corporate and commercial law.
Merrick was appointed as an Associate Designate in the Corporate & Commercial Practice, working closely with Quintin Honey and is to be admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2021.
Drafting and reviewing various commercial agreements and company secretarial documents, such as memorandums of incorporation, shareholders agreements, sale of business agreements, sales of shares agreements as well as shareholder and board resolutions.
Assisting with and performing general company secretarial work in relation to the incorporation of companies and their continued corporate governance as well as assisting and performing the associated filings with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission.
Advising and assisting with mergers and acquisitions including advice on commercial issues, company law and regulatory considerations, negotiating terms of agreement.