Our reputation is built on our many years’ of proven experience

in drafting and negotiating complex technology and outsourcing arrangements and their associated service levels.

Outsourcing

With almost 20 years of wide-ranging sector experience we understand the critical issues and risks affecting the business of both the suppliers and customers. We incorporate our detailed knowledge of legal compliance into with a deep understanding of the technical and business related aspects into each outsourcing agreement.

Client testimonials and top tier rankings in Chambers Global and other legal profession directories testify to our reputation as a market leader in the outsourcing sector. Our reputation is built on our many years’ of proven experience in drafting and negotiating complex technology and outsourcing arrangements and their associated service levels.

Our lawyers have acted for local and international clients in some of the largest and most important outsourcing transactions in South Africa, including several multibillion-rand transactions.

Our services include:

  • Infrastructure.
  • Telecommunications.
  • Services integration and aggregation.
  • Help desk and desktop support.
  • Contract management.
  • Off-shoring.
  • Procurement.
  • Processing.
  • Business continuity services.
  • Data protection and privacy.
  • Software licensing, distribution, integration and development.
  • Turnkey solutions.
  • E-commerce.
  • Software and technology related intellectual property issues.
  • Information security.
  • We also advise outsourcing clients on black economic empowerment, employment law, tax, administrative and competition law implications.

Sector Rankings

  • Chambers Global 2009-2020 ranks our practice in Band 1: IT & Telecommunications.
  • Chambers FinTech 2019-2020 ranked our FinTech team in Band 1
  • Chambers Global 2020 ranks our practice in Band 3: Media & Broadcasting.

Ranked Practitioners

  • Christoff Pienaar is the National Practice Head for the Technology, Media & Telecommunications team. Chambers Global 2018-2020 ranked him in Band 3 for IT & Telecommunications. Chambers Global 2020 ranked him in Band 1 for Fintech. He was named as the exclusive South African winner of the ILO Client Choice Awards 2017–2018 in the IT and internet category.

  • Chambers Global 2011–2020 ranked Preeta Bhagattjee in Band 1 for IT & Telecommunications. In 2020 she was ranked in Band 2 for Fintech.

  • Chambers Global 2020 ranked Simone Dickson in Band 4 and from 2017–2019 she was ranked as up and coming for IT & telecommunications.