Leading African law firm, Bowmans, has enhanced the breadth and depth of its offering in banking and finance with the appointment of Pride Jani as a partner in its Johannesburg office. ‘Pride has extensive experience advising clients, lenders and borrowers on finance transactions and structures, and will add new capacity to our General Finance Practice,’ says Ezra Davids, Bowmans chairman and senior partner. Pride specialises in debt and preference share finance transactions across a variety of sectors and is recognised by the Legal 500 as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ in banking and finance. He is a skilled negotiator with considerable experienced in drafting the documentation underpinning finance transactions. He has BA, LLB and MCom (Taxation) degrees from Rhodes University. Davids concludes, ‘Pride is a well-respected lawyer. We are delighted to welcome someone of his calibre to Bowmans with our unique platform as a world-class Pan African law firm.’Press Releases and Announcements
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