DAVID GEWER

Director

More about: David Gewer
  • corporate finance and structuring
  • international transactions
  • listings/flotations
  • leveraged and management buy-outs
  • securities law
  • public offerings and private placements
  • private equity
  • black economic empowerment transactions
  • distressed company transactions and restructuring
  • BCom LLB (cum laude) - University of the Witwatersrand
  • 2000: Director, Werksmans
  • Named as a leading lawyer in Mergers & Acquisitions in the 2015 and 2016 editions, and as a leading lawyer who is "excellent, very insightful, pragmatic and results driven" in the 2017 edition, of IFLR1000 (Finance and Corporate) - The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms
  • Named as a recommended lawyer in Commercial, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions "who is smart, thorough and very responsive" by The Legal 500 (2015), a recommended lawyer in Commercial, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions by The Legal 500 (2016), and a recommended lawyer in Commercial, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions who is “a dedicated professional” who “applies commerciality to his advice and has the client’s interests at heart” by The Legal 500 (2017)
  • Named as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global (2017) who “received particularly high praise from sources throughout the market. Clients agree that "his attention to detail stands out - he is very thorough and conscientious."“
  • Served as a director of the Turnaround Management Association of South Africa
  • Lectured courses on 'Managing a Turnaround' at Wits Business School
  • Authored or co-authored Chapters on Corporate Law issues in various publications and books