Stephan Lochner

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Location: Johannesburg

Tel: +27 11 535 8345

Fax: +27 11 535 8745



Stephan Lochner advises in the Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions and Mining & Resources practice areas. He specialises in general mergers and acquisitions, mining transactions; cross-border transactions; listings/flotations and black economic empowerment transactions. A Director since 2011, Stephan holds a BCom (Law) and an LLB from Stellenbosch University and Universiteit Leiden in The Netherlands.

  • Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining, Environmental & Resources
  • General mergers and acquisitions;
  • Mining transactions;
  • Cross-border transactions;
  • Listings/flotations; and
  • Black economic empowerment transactions.
  • Advised numerous local and international mining and resource companies in relation to acquisitions, disposals, listings and operational agreements.
  • Advises the RAMM joint venture, consisting of AECI, Omnia, Foskor and Sasol Chemical Industries.
  • Advised MTN in a number of multi-billion Rand transactions.
  • Advised Epangelo Mining in respect of its acquisition of an equity stake in the Swakopmund Uranium project.
  • Advised Intercement in respect of the restructuring of its South African operations.
  • Acted for Ichor in its subscription for 29.99% of the shares in Universal Coal plc.
  • Advised Kropz plc in respect of its listing on AIM.
  • Advised Edcon on its card transaction with ABSA Bank and various outsourcing arrangements with Accenture.
  • BCom (Law) (Stellenbosch University)
  • LLB (Stellenbosch University and Universiteit Leiden, Netherlands)
  • 2011: Director


  • Named as a recommended lawyer in Mining by the Legal500 (2017)