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Govan Manual

Govan Manual

Senior Associate | Corporate Commercial
mobile +27 82 947 0815

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practical experience

Govan Manual is a Senior Associate in ENSafrica’s Corporate Commercial department.

He specialises in M&A, private equity, company and trust law, general corporate transactions and contract law as well as corporate governance and broad-based black economic empowerment.

Govan has acted for clients in the mining, telecommunications and aviation sectors, as well as for a number of state-owned companies.

His experience includes advising on company law as well as negotiating, commenting on and drafting commercial agreements such as sale of shares agreements, subscription agreements, transaction/framework agreements, shareholders' agreements for both private and public corporate clients and private equity sponsors. He has also been involved in the preparation and negotiation of several other commercial agreements ,.

area of expertise



  • BSocSci (Politics and Sociology) (University of Cape Town)
  • LLB (University of the Western Cape) 
  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa