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 2009-2019 ranks our practice in Band 1: IT & Telecommunications.

Ranked Practitioners

  • Christoff Pienaar is the National Practice Head for the Technology, Media & Telecommunications team. Chambers Global 2018-2019 ranked him in Band 3 for IT & Telecommunications. 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 2011–2019 ranked Preeta Bhagattjee in Band 1 for IT & Telecommunications. Best Lawyers International 2011–2018 listed her for Outsourcing and in 2018, she was also listed for information technology law.

  • Chambers Global 2017–2019 ranked Simone Dickson as up and coming for IT & telecommunications.

  • 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 2018-2019 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.