DLA raids South African firms for corporate and employment lawyers – Articles

Two Johannesburg-based lawyers have joined DLA Piper from South African firms, as international firms continue to extend their local reach.

International law firm DLA Piper has hired two directors for its corporate and employment practices in Johannesburg from two of South Africa’s biggest firms.

Hendré Human joined the firm from Johannesburg-headquartered Webber Wentzel, which has an alliance with London-headquartered international firm Linklaters, in the corporate team, where he will advise on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), corporate restructuring and other similar matters. He made partner there in 2015.

He was joined at the firm by employment and data protection lawyer Monique Jefferson, recruited from Bowmans, where she spent nearly 10 years and was senior…

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