Witness Makhubele is an Executive at ENSafrica in the Corporate Commercial department and specialises in corporate and commercial law, with particular focus on take-overs, M&A, schemes of arrangement, corporate restructuring, unbundling, shareholder arrangements, joint ventures, black economic empowerment transactions, advising on regulatory issues such as JSE, TRP and SARB and general corporate and commercial law.
He has acted for some of the major South African institutions, such as banks, mining companies, state-owned entities as well as the South African government (including some of its departments and has advised these institutions in a number of major transactions.
Witness’s experience also includes:
- drafting and negotiating of a variety of commercial agreements including but not limited shareholders agreements, sale or acquisition of shares agreements, sale or acquisition of assets agreements, joint venture agreements, subscription for shares agreements, off-take agreements, supply agreements, service and service level agreements;
- advising on company formation and structures, including the drafting of constitutional documents of a company (MOI’s) as well as preference shares terms and conditions, and drafting of trust deeds;
• leading and conducting due diligence investigations
Witness is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:
- Best Lawyers® 2020 – Corporate Law (South Africa)