Bernard Joffe
Consultant
Johannesburg
Telephone: +27 11 593 3714
Mobile: +27 82 900 4259

Expertise

Bernard was admitted as an attorney in South Africa in 1972 and in Lesotho in 1974 and specialises in most facets of corporate and commercial law with specific focus on:

• Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBB-EE);
• Company and Corporate restructuring;
• Mergers and Acquisitions both locally and offshore;
• Due Diligence Investigations;
• Share and Asset Sales and drafting of appropriate contracts;
• Advice on Company Law and related legislation;
• Competition Law;
• Preparation of unique MOI’s generally, as well as for strategic equity shareholders and investors;
• Drafting of manufacturing, License, and Distribution Agreements for both local and off-shore purposes;
• Drafting of Partnership, Management, and Joint Venture Agreements;
• Estates and Trusts.

He acts for inter alia a number of local and international entities in the engineering, construction, pharmaceutical health care, farming, telecommunications and property industries.

Qualifications

Dip Law (University of the Witwatersrand) (1969)

Membership of Professional Bodies

Member of the Johannesburg Attorneys Association

Recognition

Awarded at Law Council Awards for contribution to the profession in Gauteng in 2002 and 2007.