CDH appoints new Tax & Exchange Control Director, Lance Collop

Corporate law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) welcomed Lance Collop as Director, to its Chambers top-ranked Tax & Exchange Control Practice, on 1 November 2021.

5 Nov 2021 1 min read CDH Alert Article

At a glance

  • Lance Collop has joined CDH as a Director in their top-ranked Tax & Exchange Control Practice, bringing over 15 years of tax structuring experience from his previous roles at Deloitte and KPMG.
  • Lance has a strong network of relationships in private equity, asset management, and large corporates in South Africa, along with expertise in capital markets, cross-border transactions, and tax structuring.
  • CDH CEO Brent Williams welcomes Lance, highlighting the importance of attracting talent that can meet the evolving needs of clients, while Emil Brincker, Head of Tax & Exchange Control, emphasizes the team's focus on understanding clients and providing tailored solutions in areas such as mergers & acquisitions, listings, and cross-border tax structuring.

Lance is a qualified Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years of tax structuring experience accumulated during his tenure at Deloitte and KPMG.

During his time at Deloitte, Lance forged an excellent network of relationships in private equity, asset management, and other investment houses, including relationships with executives at some of the largest corporates in South Africa. He brings with him deep tax structuring experience in capital markets covering the JSE and LSE as well as cross-border transactions.

CDH Chief Executive Officer, Brent Williams, has extended a warm welcome to Lance saying;

“Global markets face considerable challenges on account of the pandemic which are exacerbated by continental, national and regional complexities. This is exactly why we continuously seek to attract the kind of talent that is best suited to and, capable of, serving the evolving needs of our clients. Lance’s skill and reputation enhances our storied Tax & Exchange Control practice bench.”

Emil Brincker, Director and Head of Tax & Exchange Control said;

“We are very focused on understanding our clients and their particular needs. We combine this focus with our extensive tax knowledge and experience to develop pragmatic and tailored solutions for our clients. Lance is a welcome addition to our team with a focus on mergers & acquisitions, listings and cross border tax structuring, tax due diligence reviews and tax transaction execution and post-merger integration.”

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