Senior Associate

More about: Derek Alexander
  • Takeovers, mergers and acquisitions
  • Black economic empowerment transactions
  • General Commercial transactions
  • Securities law
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Corporate finance and structuring
  • Corporate governance
  • Due diligence investigations
  • Group restructuring and reorganization
  • Incorporation and registration of various commercial and non-commercial companies and organisations
  • Exchange control
  • Bcom (law) (University of Johannesburg)
  • LLB (cum laude, Valedictorian) (University of Johannesburg)
  • 2014: Candidate Attorney, Werksmans
  • 2016: Associate, Werksmans
  • Winner of numerous academic awards from the University of Johannesburg, 2013, and the valedictorian of the 2013 LLB class
  • Given an award by the Gauteng Law Council for the Top Final Year LLB Student at the University of Johannesburg (2013)
  • Part of the team that advised Endo International plc and Litha Healthcare Group on their acquisition of a number of pharmaceutical products from Aspen Pharmacare Limited, valued at approximately R1.6 billion (2015)
  • Co-author of -
  • the South African Chapter of Directors' Liability: A Worldwide Review Third Edition, Alexander Loos (Ed.), International Bar Association Series, Volume 22, © 2016 Kluwer Law International BV, The Netherlands;
  • Receiving Information from a Target in Advance of a Public Takeover, an article published in Made in Africa, a publication by King & Wood Mallesons in 2015 (Barri Mendelsohn (Ed.)); and
  • The significance of the seat, an article published in Without Prejudice (August 2014).