RICHARD ROOTHMAN

Director, Head of Banking & Finance practice

More about: Richard Roothman
  • banking and financial services regulation
  • debt capital markets
  • exchange control
  • leveraged and acquisition finance
  • leveraged and management buy-outs
  • project and limited recourse finance
  • structured finance transactions
  • listings/flotations
  • public offerings and private placements
  • securitisation
  • syndicated and bilateral financing structures
  • BCom LLB (Law)(UP)
  • LLM (Cornell, USA)
  • LLM (Tax)(Wits)
  • 1996: Admitted as member of the New York Bar
  • 2007: Director, Werksmans
  • Head of the Banking & Finance practice area
Consistently recognised in international ratings. Named as a:
  • leading lawyer in Capital Markets, Debt & Equity and Structured Finance in The International Who’s Who of Capital Market Lawyers (2013, 2014)
  • leading Banking lawyer & Finance lawyer (2011 and 2013) and Capital Markets (2012 and 2013) by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • leading lawyer in Capital Markets (2010 – 2017), Banking (2011-2017) and Project Finance (2011 – 2013) by IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms
  • highly recommended lawyer in Banking & Finance by The Legal 500 (2011 - 2016)
  • recommended lawyer in Projects & Infrastructure by The Legal 500 (2011 - 2015)