Deon Wilken

Director

Deon Wilken is a Director in our Finance & Banking practice, He is a finance and banking law specialist with several years of banking and finance law experience, Deon has assisted numerous financiers and borrowers in debt raising transactions in the project, export and acquisition finance fields. Deon's other areas of expertise are Financial Markets & Securities Law and Banking Law and Credit Law.

Deon Wilken

About Deon

About Deon

Deon began his career at Adams & Adams as a Candidate Attorney in 1998 in the Commercial and Tax department. In 1999, Deon moved to Cliffe Dekker Fuller Moore. He was made an Associate in 2000. Deon was promoted to Senior Associate in 2001. In 2003, Deon was made a Director at Cliffe Dekker Inc, now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in 2008.

Credentials

Credentials

Education

  • BA (Law) LLB LLM (Commercial and Tax), University of Stellenbosch
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 2000
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council

About Deon

Deon began his career at Adams & Adams as a Candidate Attorney in 1998 in the Commercial and Tax department. In 1999, Deon moved to Cliffe Dekker Fuller Moore. He was made an Associate in 2000. Deon was promoted to Senior Associate in 2001. In 2003, Deon was made a Director at Cliffe Dekker Inc, now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in 2008.

Credentials

Education

  • BA (Law) LLB LLM (Commercial and Tax), University of Stellenbosch
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 2000
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council

News

Market recognition

  • Chambers Global 2021–2024 ranked Deon Wilken in Band 3 for banking & finance.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2013–2023 recommended him for banking & finance.
  • IFLR1000 2018–2022 recommended Deon as a highly regarded lawyer for capital markets: debt, energy and infrastructure, and for project finance. 

Market recognition

  • Chambers Global 2021–2024 ranked Deon Wilken in Band 3 for banking & finance.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2013–2023 recommended him for banking & finance.
  • IFLR1000 2018–2022 recommended Deon as a highly regarded lawyer for capital markets: debt, energy and infrastructure, and for project finance.