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Hanneke Farrand

Hanneke Farrand

Executive | Private Clients and Tax
mobile +27 83 419 1997

passionate about value-added client service

practical experience

Hanneke Farrand has been an Executive in ENSafrica’s tax department since 2003 and is responsible for the Private Clients practice. She specialises in local and international individual and employees’ tax matters. She also assists clients with the establishment and ongoing implementation of appropriate structures in various jurisdictions for purposes of expanding their international business operations, growing personal wealth or planning for future generations.

Hanneke also focuses on cross-border transactions and disclosure requirements for individuals and families, with a specific focus on the various tax and exchange control implications. She advises individuals on the application of the Common Reporting Standards provisions and the implications of the automatic exchange of information between jurisdictions.

Hanneke also provides tax litigation support relating to her areas of expertise. She has helped numerous clients regularise their tax and exchange control affairs with the South African Revenue Service and the South African Reserve Bank through various voluntary disclosure programmes and negotiations with these authorities.

Hanneke is a member of the International Bar Association, the Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa and STEP, the worldwide professional association that assists individuals and families to manage their assets.

Hanneke is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • Chambers HNW 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 – Private Wealth Law (South Africa)
  • Best Lawyers® - Lawyer of the Year for Tax, Trusts and Estates in 2020 and a recommended lawyer in 2020, 2019, 2018 – Tax, Trusts and Estates; 2017, 2016, 2015  – Tax (South Africa) and Tax Lawyer of the year for 2020

area of expertise



  • BA (University of Johannesburg)
  • LLB (University of Johannesburg)
  • LLM (Tax) (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa