More about: Elliott Wood
  • Banking & Finance (including acquisition and leverage finance, aviation finance, corporate finance)
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Structured finance
  • Syndicated and bilateral financing structures
  • International transactions
  • Acquisitions and management/leverage buy-outs
  • Restructuring of corporate entities
  • BCom LLB (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Higher Diploma in Company Law (cum laude) (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Certificate in Sports Law (cum laude) (Rand Afrikaans University)
  • Certificate in Financial Markets and Banking Law (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Aviation Finance Course (Frankfurt 2013)
  • 2006: Director, Werksmans
  • Recommended for acquisition and leveraged finance in Legal 500 rankings for 2015 and described as "a safe pair of hands";
  • Singled out for particular praise in Legal 500 for 2014 - 2016;
  • Served on EXCO at Werksmans;
  • Served on the PSC (hiring committee at Werksmans);  
  • Lectured on occasion at both Rand Afrikaans University and Pretoria University as part of their Sports Law Courses;  
  • Updated and revised certain chapters of Butterworths' Forms and Precedents;  
  • Author of the chapter "Corporate Governance in Sport" in the book "Introduction to Sports Law in South Africa" edited by R Cloete, Butterworths, 2005;
  • Identified as a "rising star" in Banking and M&A by IFLR1000 (2018 & 2019); and  
  • Named as a recommended lawyer in Banking and Finance by Legal500 (2014-2018).