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Leonard Bilchitz is an Executive in ENSafrica’s corporate commercial practice. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and restructurings as well as general commercial law.
Leonard has deep expertise in all aspects of private equity, including the structuring and establishment of private equity funds, legal due diligence in anticipation of acquisitions by PE funds of portfolio companies, portfolio and investment structuring, regulatory approvals, recapitalisations following on altered investment horizons or other changed circumstances and the disposal of portfolio companies.
Leonard’s experience includes negotiating, advising and structuring a range of commercial transactions, including asset and share acquisitions and disposals, share subscriptions, shareholder relationships, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations. He has also assisted various clients in relation to due diligence investigations.
Leonard is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:
- Best Lawyers® 2023, 2022, 2021 - Corporate (South Africa)
- BCom (University of the Witwatersrand)
- LLB (cum laude) (University of the Witwatersrand)
- Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa