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Leading African law firm Bowmans continues to enhance the breadth and depth of its offering in tax, this time with the appointment of Mark Linington as tax executive in its Johannesburg office. Linington is a chartered accountant with 28 years’ experience as a tax adviser. ‘Mark is a well-known and respected practitioner and will enhance the capacity of our Tax Practice in Johannesburg,’ says Ezra Davids, Bowmans chairman and senior partner. Linington specialises in the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including private equity buyouts, disposals and restructurings, fund formation, distressed debt restructuring and recapitalisation, and broad-based black economic empowerment structures. His expertise is recognised by both Chambers Global and the Legal 500. He has a BAccSc in Financial Accounting from the University of South Africa, as well as higher diplomas in taxation and accounting from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Davids concludes, ‘Mark is an outstanding professional with a well-established track record as a leading tax practitioner. We are delighted to welcome a person of his calibre to Bowmans with our unique platform as a world class Pan African law firm.’Press Releases and Announcements
Paras is a leading corporate and commercial lawyer who has worked on many of Kenya’s most high-profile M&A, capital markets and financing transactions. He is renowned for getting deals done across East Africa by providing unequivocal advice to help his clients navigate complex legal issues.
As part of the Firm’s senior leadership, Paras has also…
Chairman and senior partner, Ezra Davids, and partner, Ryan Kitcat, wrote the South African chapter in the 2023 edition of The Law Reviews: Shareholder Rights and Activism The review...Read More Opinions and Analysis
Managing partner of our Tanzanian Practice, Wilbert Kapinga, partner, Charles Mmasi, and associate, MohammedZameen Nazarali, wrote the Tanzanian chapter in Chambers and Partners global practice guide...Read More Opinions and Analysis
South Africa: Harassment Prevention Pack - helping employers to prevent and eliminate harassment in the workplace
All employers are under a legal obligation in terms of section 60 of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (EEA) to take proactive and remedial steps to prevent and eliminate all forms of harassment in the workplace. Failure to do so may result in unfair discrimination and other claims instituted by employees, which may lead to financial liability and reputational harm.South Africa: Harassment Prevention Pack