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Alan Keep

Managing Partner | Johannesburg

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T: +27 11 669 9348

Overview

Alan Keep is our managing partner.

Alan specialises in corporate law and tax law. He advises on the structuring and implementation of significant black economic empowerment transactions as well as joint ventures, asset disposals and acquisitions in the South African market.

Alan’s regular clients include Standard Bank, SABMiller, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BP, Barloworld, PPC, Anglogold Ashanti, Marsh and Ericsson.  Recent major transactions that Alan has advised on include acting for SABMiller in the formation of its African soft drink joint venture with The Coca Cola Company, and the disposal of its strategic stake in Tsogo Sun Limited, advising Fountainhead Property Fund in its acquisition by Redefine, advising Standard Bank on various issues relating to its Tutuwa black economic empowerment transaction, and advising BP on the conclusion of its empowerment transaction with Kapela Investments.  Alan has advised on the structuring and implementation of numerous significant black economic empowerment transactions in the South African market.

Alan is a member of the International Bar Association, where he has held office within the Tax Committee and has presented numerous papers at its annual conference. His expertise is recognised by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and other legal publications, including Best Lawyers, IFLR1000 and PLC.

Awards

  • Legal 500 ranked Alan as a Leading Lawyer for Tax for seven years (2015, 2018-2024).
  • Chambers and Partners consistently ranked Alan as an Eminent Practitioner in Tax for five consecutive years (2016 to 2020).
  • Who’s Who Legal recognised Alan in the category Corporate Tax: Advisory (2018).
  • Best Lawyers recognised Alan for Tax Law (2017).

‘Alan Keep is a practitioner to note’– Legal 500, 2024

‘Managing partner Alan Keep is active in corporate and tax law mandates, especially regarding black economic empowerment-related transactions.’ Legal 500, 2022

 

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Tax

Qualifications

  • B.Com and LLB degrees from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Higher Diploma in Tax Law from the University of Johannesburg.

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Overview

Alan Keep is our managing partner.

Alan specialises in corporate law and tax law. He advises on the structuring and implementation of significant black economic empowerment transactions as well as joint ventures, asset disposals and acquisitions in the South African market.

Alan’s regular clients include Standard Bank, SABMiller, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BP, Barloworld, PPC, Anglogold Ashanti, Marsh and Ericsson.  Recent major transactions that Alan has advised on include acting for SABMiller in the formation of its African soft drink joint venture with The Coca Cola Company, and the disposal of its strategic stake in Tsogo Sun Limited, advising Fountainhead Property Fund in its acquisition by Redefine, advising Standard Bank on various issues relating to its Tutuwa black economic empowerment transaction, and advising BP on the conclusion of its empowerment transaction with Kapela Investments.  Alan has advised on the structuring and implementation of numerous significant black economic empowerment transactions in the South African market.

Alan is a member of the International Bar Association, where he has held office within the Tax Committee and has presented numerous papers at its annual conference. His expertise is recognised by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and other legal publications, including Best Lawyers, IFLR1000 and PLC.

Awards

  • Legal 500 ranked Alan as a Leading Lawyer for Tax for seven years (2015, 2018-2024).
  • Chambers and Partners consistently ranked Alan as an Eminent Practitioner in Tax for five consecutive years (2016 to 2020).
  • Who’s Who Legal recognised Alan in the category Corporate Tax: Advisory (2018).
  • Best Lawyers recognised Alan for Tax Law (2017).

‘Alan Keep is a practitioner to note’– Legal 500, 2024

‘Managing partner Alan Keep is active in corporate and tax law mandates, especially regarding black economic empowerment-related transactions.’ Legal 500, 2022

 

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