Armand Swart

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Location: Cape Town

Tel: +27 21 405 5162

Fax: +27 11 535 8735



Director, Armand Swart forms part of the Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions, Data Privacy & Cybercrime and Investment Funds & Private Equity practice areas. He advises on data privacy; investment funds; commercial transactions; regulatory compliance; and commercial disputes. Armand holds the designations of Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Armand holds a BA (cum laude), BA Joint Honours (cum laude) and an LLB (magna cum laude) from Rhodes University.

  • Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Investment Funds
  • Regulatory
  • Mergers & acquisitions 
  • Investment funds 
  • International transactions 
  • Drafting commercial agreements 
  • Commercial dispute resolution, including litigation
  • Regulatory issues
  • Data protection and privacy 

Commercial law and dispute resolution

  • 2022, Certified Information Privacy Manger (CIPM)
  • BA (cum laude) (Rhodes; top of class for Legal Theory) 
  • BA Joint Honours (cum laude; top of class) (University of Leicester; Rhodes)
  • LLB (magna cum laude; top of class) (Rhodes)  
  • 2015: Candidate Attorney, Werksmans
  • 2017: Associate, Werksmans
  • 2018: UCT Law@Work: CISCA and Hedge Fund Regulations
  • 2019: Senior Associate, Werksmans
  • 2020: UCT Law@Work: Twin Peaks, the Insurance Act and the Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill
  • 2020: UCT Law@Work: Estate Planning and Wills
  • 2020: UCT Law@Work: POPIA for lawyers: Grappling with New Legal Principles
  • 2020: UCT Law@Work: Developing a POPIA Compliance Framework and POPIA Policies
  • 2020: UCT Law@Work: Doing 'Personal Information Assessments'
  • 2020: UCT Law@Work: Information Security and Data Breach Management
  • 2021: Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)
  • 2022: Director, Werksmans