DYLAN CUNARD

Director, Werksmans Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd

More about: Dylan Cunard
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Commercial property
  • Private equity
  • Investment funds
  • International transactions
  • Black economic empowerment transactions
  • Advising on compliance with international (particularly, UK and US) anti-bribery legislation
  • LLB, Cardiff University, UK and University Innsbruck, Austria (2002)
  • BPP Law School, London, UK (2003)
  • 2012: Senior Associate, Werksmans
  • 2013: Director, Werksmans
  • Trained at a Magic Circle Firm, London (2003-2005)
  • Seconded to firm’s Berlin office (2005)
  • Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (2005)
  • Practiced for six years at a Magic Circle firm in London (2005-2011)
  • Seconded to the Blackstone Group Berkeley Square, London, Real Estate Private Equity (2010-2011)
  • Acted for Nomura on their acquisition of Lehman Brothers Limited’s equities and investment banking division
  • Acted for other large banking clients such as Credit Suisse, Citigroup and DGHYP on various refinancings
  • Advised Allan Gray, Amnesty International, Bank Insinger de Beaufort, Inspired Evolution, Investec Bank, JP Morgan, Palladino, Rapid African Energy Holdings and SAB Miller on various international transactions

  • Acted for E&Y on the administration of Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander (the Icelandic Bank)
  • Seconded to the Blackstone Group Berkeley Square, London, Real Estate Private Equity (2010-2011)
  • Advising Allan Gray, Amnesty International, Bank Insinger de Beaufort, Inspired Evolution, Investec Bank, JP Morgan, Palladino, Rapid African Energy Holdings and SAB Miller on various international transactions (2012)
  • Part of the Werksmans team that won “Offshore Investment Team of the Year for South Africa”, at the Offshore Excellence Awards judged in London, August 2014.