Our Corporate Investigations team

is distinguished by the vast experience of our specialist partners some of whom have more than 20 years’ experience in this field.

Corporate Investigations

  • Implementing best practice
  • Preventative policies and training programmes to combat corporate crime
  • Leading simple to widespread and complex internal investigations and forensic audits
  • Protecting organisations from financial and non-financial damages caused by fraudulent and corrupt activities
  • Assisting corporations understand and abide by the local and international laws and regulatory frameworks implemented by governments to identify and eliminate corporate crime
  • Strategically reacting and responding to allegations of fraud, bribery, tax evasion, collusion and the like
  • Negotiating and collaborating with regulatory authorities on behalf of clients

Sector Ranking

  • Chambers Global 2018 - 2019 named our Corporate Investigations sector as a Recognised Practitioner.

Ranked Practitioners

  • Tim Fletcher is the National Practice Head for the Dispute Resolution team. Chambers Global 2019 ranked Tim in Band 3 for dispute resolution. Chambers Global 2015–2018 ranked Tim in Band 4 for dispute resolution. The Legal 500 EMEA 2016–2018 recommended him as a leading individual for dispute resolution and recommended him from 2013–2016. Best Lawyers International 2008–2018 listed Tim for insurance law and litigation. The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2015 identified Tim as being among the world’s leading asset recovery lawyers. He was named as the exclusive South African winner of the ILO Client Choice Awards 2017–2018 in the litigation category. Who’s Who Legal 2018 identified Tim as one of the world’s leading Insurance & Reinsurance lawyers.

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2015–2018 recommended Eugene Bester for dispute resolution. Best Lawyers International 2014–2018 listed him for litigation.

  • Chris Charter is the National Practice Head of the Competition team. Chambers Global 2018 - 2019 ranked him in Band 1 for competition/antitrust. Chambers Global 2015–2017 ranked him in Band 2 for competition/antitrust. The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 – 2018 recommended Chris as a leading individual for competition. The Legal 500 EMEA 2012–2016 recommended him for competition. Best Lawyers International 2014–2018 listed Chris for competition/antitrust law and in 2018 listed him as Lawyer of the Year for competition/antitrust law. IFLR1000 2018 recommended him as a highly regarded competition lawyer. IFLR1000 2011–2017 recommended Chris as a leading lawyer for competition. Who’s Who Legal identified Chris as one of world’s leading Competition lawyers for 2017 – 2019. He was identified in The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists 2014 and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2014.
  • Chambers Global 2019 named Pieter Conradie Senior Statesperson. Chambers Global 2012–2018 ranked Pieter Conradie in Band 1 for dispute resolution. The Legal 500 EMEA 2012–2017 recommended him for dispute resolution. Best Lawyers International 2008–2018 listed him for arbitration and mediation, as well as litigation and in 2018 he was listed for product liability litigation. In 2017 he was listed as Lawyer of the Year for arbitration and mediation. Pieter was identified as a leading lawyer by Who’s Who Legal: Litigation for 2017. Who’s Who Legal 2017–2018 identified Pieter as one of the world’s leading Product Liability Defence lawyers. He was identified by The International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators 2013, The International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers 2014 and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2014. Who’s Who Legal: Product Liability Defence identified Pieter as a leading lawyer for 2018.

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2015 recommended Anja Hofmeyr for dispute resolution.

  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2014 recommended Richard Marcus for dispute resolution. Best Lawyers International 2015–2018 listed him for litigation. He was also listed in 2018 for insolvency and reorganisation law. Richard was named as the exclusive South African winner of the ILO Client Choice Awards 2018 in the insolvency & restructuring category.

  • Best Lawyers International 2018 listed Burton Meyer for litigation.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2016–2018 recommended Rishaban Moodley for dispute resolution. Best Lawyers International 2014–2018 listed him for litigation and in 2018, he was also listed for arbitration and mediation. Rishaban was named as the exclusive South African winner of the ILO Client Choice Awards 2015-2016 for litigation.

  • Aadil Patel is the National Practice Head of the Employment team. Chambers Global 2015–2019 ranked him in Band 2 for employment. The Legal 500 EMEA 2012–2018 recommended him for employment. Best Lawyers International 2018 listed him for labour and employment law. He was named as the exclusive South African winner of the ILO Client Choice Awards 2014 in the employment & benefits category. Who’s Who Legal 2017–2018 identified Aadil as a leading labour & employment practitioner. He was identified in The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2014, and in The International Who’s Who of Management Labour and Employment 2011–2014.