B. Iuris, LL.B

Commercial litigation
Corporate commercial law
Financial regulatory compliance
Pension funds
Medical aid schemes
Public international law

  • Twenty years of litigation experience, he is a respected litigator who brings an acute understanding of litigation and business to ESC & KAKA clients.
  • As a litigator, Eddie has represented clients in all forms of civil litigation in all levels of the South African judicial system from the Magistrate’s Courts to the
  • Constitutional Court with the highest volume of work being done in the High Courts.
  • Eddie is, similarly, very experienced in commercial arbitrations, both local and international, as well as alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, such as mediation.
  • Eddie represents SME’s, mid-cap corporates, JSE listed entities and high-net-worth individuals.
  • Eddie has a particular interest in financial service sector regulatory compliance, pension funds and medical aid schemes. In addition, Eddie is highly experienced in public international law and has assisted clients in commercial and extradition proceedings in Switzerland, Germany, Cyprus and Russia.

Notable Recent Experience

  • Acted for a large insurance concern in arbitration proceedings through the London Court of International Arbitration.
  • Acted for a European based company in admiralty proceedings against a large international shipping company.
  • Advised a New York based public relations company on judicial proceedings in South Africa.
  • Acted for a European investment concern in asset recovery proceedings in South Africa, Cyprus and Europe.
  • Advised one of the largest screen printers and producers of corporate branding in the Southern Hemisphere on a merger through an asset for share swap transaction as contemplated in section 42 of the Income Tax Act.
  • Advised a news media group in an acquisition of shares transaction as contemplated in section 24N of the Income Tax Act.

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