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Technology & Innovation

Legal market leaders in providing cutting edge practical technology and innovation solutions.

Our digital magic – end to end problem solving

The Werksmans’ team of multi-disciplinary lawyers offer a sophisticated, pragmatic end to end service in highly regulated sectors such as financial services, healthcare, media and communications.

Our enviable track record as trusted legal and strategic counsel spans across advising both technology innovators, investors and disruptors on novel tech solutions and technology users on all their legal needs. Guiding clients on innovation strategy and from project inception through the lifecycle of innovation design and implementation to innovation commercialisation, sale and dispute resolution.

Our close proximity to and vast experience of operating in this dynamic industry allows us to identify legal and compliance issues that have yet to fully surface and to leverage insights and experiences in real-time across our client base.


Our global standard advice on digital technologies includes:


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Our Technology & Innovation Lawyers

Preeta Bhagattjee
Head Of Technology & Innovation
Ahmore Burger-Smidt
Head of Regulatory
Bernard Hotz
Head of Business Crimes & Investigations
Janine Hollesen
Head of Intellectual Property
Natalie Scott
Head of Sustainability
Neil Kirby
Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences
Paul Coetser
Head of Competition
Shayne Krige
Head of Investment Funds
Wendy Rosenberg
Head of Digital Media & Electronic Communications
Aphindile Govuza
Armand Swart
Bradley Workman-Davies
Deon Griessel
Jeremy Gobetz
Paul Cleland
Pierre Burger
Robert Driman
Roelof Bonnet
Samantha Sinden
Tebogo Sibidla
Tracy-Lee Janse van Rensburg
Boitumelo Rammala
Senior Associate
Cyprian Mthembu
Senior Associate
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