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Dehan van Zyl

Dehan van Zyl

Candidate Attorney, Ellis Shilengudwa Inc.

Dehan works as a candidate legal practitioner at Ellis Shilengudwa Incorporated (ESI). At ESI, he has gained experience in general corporate, commercial, finance, acquisitions, and general civil litigation matters. He has assisted on a range of corporate and commercial matters, with a focus on acquisitions, project finance, as well as assisting on various litigious matters, mainly focusing on debt collection.

Dehan has specifically assisted on the following matters:

  • the corporate restructuring of a renewable energy off-taker and service provider group within the Southern African region, including conducting a red-flag legal due diligence on the Namibian subsidiary;
  • a key issues legal due diligence on behalf of a TSX listed graphite mining entity in respect of the acquisition of 100% of the shares in a local graphite mining entity, including the review of a sale and purchase agreement and lease agreement in respect of the transaction and advising on all aspects of the acquisition including all regulatory approvals required to implement the transaction;
  • a multinational retail entity with the establishment of business operations in Namibia;
  • regulatory compliance matters for local and international corporate clients under the Companies Act 28 of 2004, the Competition Act 2 of 2003 and the Labour Act 11 of 2007;

University of Namibia (Namibia): LLB (2021)