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South Africa: Litigation specialist joins Bowmans in Cape Town

07 February 2023 by Bowmans

Leading African law firm Bowmans has expanded its litigation capabilities in Cape Town by appointing well-respected litigation lawyer, Lucien Lewin, as a partner.

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South Africa: Dividends tax increase for Kuwaiti, Dutch and Swedish shareholders is back in the SA spotlight

26 October 2022 by Bowman Gilfillan Inc

After years in limbo, it appears that the days of 0% dividends tax applying to Kuwaiti, Dutch and Swedish shareholders investing in South Africa are numbered. Only two steps remain before the rate will be increased to 5%.

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Bowmans expands its tax offering in East Africa

19 May 2022 by Bowmans

Bowmans has made a substantial investment in its tax capacity in East Africa by expanding its Tax Practice in Nairobi. Senior Associates, Fredrick Ogutu and Patience Mbugua, joined the firm on 1 May 2022. This is in addition to Associates Lynet Mwangi and Bernard Kirii who joined the firm on 1 March 2022, adding further depth to the firm’s tax service offering.

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Bowmans pours pro bono energies into gender, human rights issues

13 April 2022 by Bowmans

Leading African law firm Bowmans is using its on-the-ground African presence to strengthen the fight against gender-based violence and gender discrimination, as well as to address other human rights and social justice issues on the continent.

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Bowmans expands its service offering in Mauritius

04 April 2022 by Bowmans

Leading African law Bowmans today announced that it has established a dispute resolution offering in Mauritius with the appointment of Bertrand Cheung Kai Suet as counsel.

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Bowmans appoints employment specialist to head dispute resolution department

01 April 2022 by Bowmans

Leading African law firm, Bowmans, has appointed Lusanda Raphulu to head its Dispute Resolution Department across its eight offices. She joins the firm’s Management Board.

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Bowmans dominates the dealmaking landscape in East Africa

14 March 2022 by Bowmans

Leading African law firm, Bowmans, has once again been recognised for its leadership as a dealmaker in East Africa.

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SA’s maritime enforcement laws are a lifeline for shipping creditors

26 July 2021 by Bowman Gilfillan Inc

South Africa’s maritime enforcement laws can be a lifeline for shipping creditors left high and dry despite having an arbitration award against their debtors.

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South Africa: Avoid complacency in business rescue retrenchments

26 July 2021 by Rosalind Davey, partner; Chloë Loubser and Nikita Reddy, senior associates; Bowman Gilfillan Inc

Companies in business rescue have plenty of worries to preoccupy them but legal challenges over retrenchments are not usually at the top of the list.

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South Africa: Kenya data infrastructure

26 July 2021 by Angela Mukora; Rose Njeru; John Syekei; Bowman Gilfillan Inc

From data centres to new mobile and cable connectivity, data infrastructure is capturing the attention of investors, who can only benefit from greater insight into the regulatory ramifications of entering or operating in this sphere. This is the first of three articles to be published by our telecommunications team, giving a bird’s eye view of the data infrastructure sector across East Africa.