Africa Network

AFRICA IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS”- Victor Kgomoeswana

It is time for Africa to work together. RW operates a network of correspondent offices throughout the continent in order to assist our clients navigate their legal, tax, forensic and Intellectual property requirements on this beautiful continent of Africa. We assist our clients based on understanding their business here in South Africa by leveraging our correspondents’ knowledge of the local laws and political landscape to render a service offering that adds real value in their business. We are consistently working hard to identify likeminded premier firms on the continent to partner with us in order to grow this foot print.

RW ATTORNEYS JOIN FORCES WITH A LEADING MAURITIUS LAW FIRM, BHEEROO LAW CHAMBERS

Bheeroo Law Chambers, a leading and established Law firm in Mauritius concluded a collaboration agreement with one of South Africa’s oldest and leading law firms, RW Attorneys (Member of the RW Africa Group).

RW Attorneys is one of South Africa’s oldest law firms established on 12 July 1889 rendering services in Law, Tax, Forensic and Intellectual Property. In recent years the firm repositioned itself to serve the entire African Continent and not just the South African market where it is already well established, especially in the Banking and Financial Services Sector.  This is where the RW Africa Group vision was born.  The firm has established practices in legal, tax, forensic and property fields.

Andre Bloem (the CEO of RW Attorneys) said “the Mauritius venture made a lot of sense for the growing legal, property, tax and investment needs of the firm’s high net-worth clients.  Mauritius is rapidly becoming the epicentre of investments and Financial Services on the African Continent.  We are very excited about this collaboration.”

Our RW Africa Group practice in Mauritius will be headed by Mr Sunil Bheeroo, a leading Corporate, Commercial lawyer and UK Lawyer with right of audience in Britain.

Sunil Bheeroo is a British qualified Barrister-at-law, with expertise in corporate, finance and investment law as well as an academic and professional vocation in both business management and law.  Sunil’s experience spans across 3 decades and over a variety of corporate and legal fields.  Having trained and initiated a practice in the United Kingdom, he chose to practise further in Mauritius and worked his way to becoming an accomplished and respected lawyer in Mauritius.

Bheeroo Chambers was the stepping stone for a committed and perseverant young lawyer to establish his presence within the legal fraternity of Mauritius. Bheeroo Chambers was established to provide legal services to an emerging business and corporate market in Mauritius. Bheeroo Chambers acts for business and individual clients in corporate, investment and tax matters including litigation.

Mr Sunil Bheeroo (managing partner) said “our collaboration with RW Attorneys is for us a game changer.  Our firm is highly respected both domestically (in Mauritius) and internationally.  Bheeroo Chambers is proud to have joined forces with RW Attorneys giving it presence across the African continent. Our Mauritian clients will enjoy access to mining and other investment opportunities in South Africa and across.”

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