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LURESHAN NAIDOO

Director

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All areas of corporate law, including:
  • Due diligence investigations
  •  Anti-bribery and corruption investigations and compliance
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Securities law
  • Corporate compliance
  • Mining transactions
  • Black economic empowerment transactions
  • Corporate finance and structuring
  • Private equity transactions
  • Exchange control
  • Rolling stock leasing transactions
  • Group restructurings
  • Supply and distribution transactions
  • JV/collaboration transactions
All areas of corporate law
  • LLB with distinction (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • BCom ( University of the Witwatersrand)
  • 2011: Associate, Werksmans
  • 2014: Senior Associate, Werksmans
  • 2015: Director, Werksmans
  •  Advised Thelo Rolling Stock Leasing Proprietary Limited in relation to its operating lease agreements with Swaziland Railway for the provision of rolling stock to support and promote increased rail transportation and capacity in and on the rail corridor through the Kingdom of Swaziland
  •   Advised Steyn City Properties Proprietary Limited in relation to –
  • the negotiation and conclusion of all construction related agreements;
  • assisting the client in all construction related disputes;
  • the negotiation and conclusion of public-private partnerships with the Gauteng Department of Transport in relation to the upgrade of provincial roads;
  • drafting of all relevant property sale and transfer agreements (residential, commercial and land); and
  • land expropriation related matters, in relation to the development of the 2 000 acre lifestyle estate comprising residential units, golf course and commercial space, north of Fourways in Johannesburg. R6,5 billion has been spent on the first phase and over the next few years, over R50 billion is expected to be spent for Phase2 of the development
  • Advised Litha Pharma Proprietary Limited and Endo Ventures Limited on their acquisition of a business from Pharmacare Limited and certain assets from GlaxoSmithKline, including in relation to exchange control matters, manufacturing and supply agreements, trademark licensing agreements and interim/transitional arrangements
  •   Advised Thelo Group on the establishment and funding of its joint venture with the Industrial Development Corporation, being Thelo Rolling Stock Leasing Proprietary Limited
  •   Advised Denel SOC Limited in relation to its R855 million acquisition of 100% of BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa which specialises in the design and manufacture of military tactical-wheeled vehicles, mechanical driveline products, precision-machined components and gears, fire directing systems, and remote weapon launching platforms, subsystems and products
  •   Advised Thelo Rolling Stock Leasing Proprietary Limited in relation to its operating lease agreements with Minas Moatize Limitada for the provision of rolling stock on the Sena railway line in Mozambique connecting Tete with the Port of Beira
  •   Advised Kaching Proprietary Limited on its strategic partnership/collaboration with Servest Proprietary Limited concerning a cashless payment parking solution
  •   Advised Thelo Rolling Stock Leasing Proprietary Limited on its rolling stock export credit insurance policy with the Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited
  •   Advised MTO Forestry Proprietary Limited in relation to its acquisition of the forestry business of Bedrock Mining Support Proprietary Limited
  •   Advised Thumbz Up Proprietary Limited on its processing services agreement with Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ Bank) in relation to portable card acceptance devices
  •   Advised Thelo Rolling Stock Leasing Proprietary Limited on its rolling stock supply agreements with Transnet SOC Limited in relation to the manufacture and supply of locomotives and wagons
  •   Advised AML Resources Ltd (incorporated in Hong Kong) on its acquisition and development of manganese assets in SA
  •   Advised Forbes & Manhattan Coal Corp in relation to its secondary listing on the JSE Limited
  •   Advised ExecuJet Aviation Group AG in relation to its BEE transaction with Simang M & E (Pty) Ltd
  •   Advised Vopak Internationaal B.V. (Netherlands) in relation to the sale of a 30% interest in its South African subsidiaries to Reatile Chemicals (Proprietary) Limited
  •   Advised ExecuJet Aviation Group AG in relation to the establishment of a joint venture with Quits Aviation Nigeria, in Nigeria