BACKGROUND

Established in 2010, Poswa Incorporated (Poswa Inc.) is a progressive law firm providing services across all aspects of commercial law, including the structuring of transactions, negotiation and drafting of agreements, legal opinions and legal due diligences. The firm also offers conveyancing and notarial expertise as well as general legal advice and litigation through commercial, civil and labour spheres.

We pride ourselves in our ability to see beyond the obvious. As a wholly black-owned firm committed to breaking new ground in commercial law, we balance close attention to detail with a wider worldview. Our proven track record spans over 120 years of combined legal experience in the corporate, private and financial sectors. Through specialist insight and personalised service, we focus on tailor made legal solutions that broaden business horizons.

Poswa Inc’s head office is situated in Sandton, Johannesburg with its provincial footprint in both Durban and Bloemfontein.

The firm has a level 1 Contributor B-BBEE Accreditation.


VISION

To provide quality legal solutions that consistently broaden business horizons.

As a growing commercial law firm, we are committed to looking beyond the obvious. While we pay close attention to detail, we always consider the bigger picture to give our clients the full benefit of unbounded potential.

MISSION

To become one of the leading commercial law firms of choice.






SERVICES

Legal solutions that go beyond the ordinary.
  • BANKING AND FINANCE

    •   Domestic Medium Term Notes
    •   Global Medium Term Notes
    •   Term Loans and Syndicated Loans
    •   Securitisation
    •   Corporate Bonds
    •   Asset Based Finance
    •   Aircraft Financing
    •   Acquisition Finance
    •   Commercial Property Finance
  • CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL

    •   Drafting of agreements including but not limited to Memoranda of incorporation, Service Level Agreements, Shareholders Agreements, Joint Venture and     Partnership Agreements, Employee Share Ownership Trust, Aircraft Leases
    •   Mergers and Acquisition
    •   Legal Opinions •   Structuring of Employee Share Ownership Schemes,Business trust, family trust, Community trust and non-profit Organisation, Broad Based     Schemes
    •   Establishment of Business Trusts, Family Trusts, Community Trusts and Non-profit Organisations
    •   Mergers and Acquisitions
    •   Due Diligence Investigations and Reports
    •   Registration of companies and trust
  • REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE

    •   Public Finance Management Act
    •   Municipal Finance Management Act
    •   Bank Act
    •   Companies Act
    •   B-BBEE Act
  • CONVEYANCING AND NOTARIAL

    •   Residential and commercial real estate transfers
    •   Registration of mortgage bonds
    •   Registration of general and special notarial bonds
    •   cancellation of mortgage and notarial bonds
    •   Registration of servitudes and other notarial deeds
    •   Divorce, insolvent, sheriff & deceased estate property transfers
    •   Subdivisions and consolidations
    •   Reviewing and drafting of all types of real estate agreements
    •   Property Development
  • LITIGATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

    •   Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    •   Construction and Engineering Litigation
    •   Civil Litigation
    •   Insurance Litigation
    •   Commercial Arbitrations
    •   Dispute Resolution
    •   Town Planning & Building control matters
    •   Outdoor Advertising Enforcement
  • LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW

    •   All aspects of Labour Law
    •   CCMA appearances
    •   Bargaining Council appearances
    •   Labour Court appearances
    •   Legal opinions
    •   Drafting of employment contracts
  • FORENSIC SERVICES

    Our Forensic team comprises of highly skilled, qualified and experienced individuals that have assisted many of our clients throughout the country. This sought after service comprises the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud, corruption, economic crime and misconduct.

    Our Forensic team assists clients to:

    •   Conduct holistic forensic audits and investigations
    •   Draft & Implement Fraud Risk Management strategies
    •   Prevent and/or manage reputational risks
    •   Compile Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policies and Strategies
    •   Draft policies and processes that prevent crime and misconduct
    •   Evaluate evidential material and prepare witnesses
    •   Conduct Asset Tracing and Recoveries
  • ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES

    •   Wills
    •   Trusts
    •   Estate Planning

LEADERSHIP

LUYOLO POSWA

Chairman: Banking and Finance / Corporate Commercial

NIMA GAGJEE

Chief Executive Officer / Conveyancing and Notarial

SHAVIV SINGH

Director: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

CHRIS NTUTA

Director: Corporate and Commercial

FRANCOIS DE JAGER

Director: Litigation and Labour


OUR TEAM

ALL
DIRECTORS
SENIOR ASSOCIATES
ASSOCIATES
CANDIDATE ATTORNEYS
Luyolo Poswa
Chairman:
Banking and Finance
/ Corporate and Commercial
Nima Gagjee
Chief Executive Officer: Conveyancing and Notarial
Shaviv Singh
Director: Litigation
Chris Ntuta
Director: Corporate and Commercial
Francois De Jager
Director: Litigation and Labour
Hailey Joanna Dittberner
Senior Associate:
Conveyancer and Notary Public
Shashni Balraj
Senior Associate
Personal Injury Claims
Siyonwaba Mviko
Senior Associate:
Banking and Finance / Corporate & Commercial
Samantha De Bruin
Senior Associate:
Banking and Finance / Corporate & Commercial
Zanele Chauke
Senior Associate:
Labour Department
Charne Pieterse
Associate:
Litigation
Natassja Scheepers
Associate:
Conveyancing and Notarial
Justice Mushwana
Associate
Banking & Finance / Corporate & Commercial
Gugulethu Meloa
Associate:
Banking and Finance / Corporate & Commercial
Tawanda Makawa
Associate:
Banking and Finance / Corporate & Commercial
Stephanie Chetty
Associate:
Litigation
Sikhumbuzo Mthembu
Associate:
Banking and Finance / Corporate & Commercial
Maame Obeng Serwaa
Candidate Attorney
Dianne Reddy
Candidate Attorney
Lindokhuhle Mbongo
Candidate Attorney
Ifa Tshishonge
Candidate Attorney
Kabelo Theledi
Candidate Attorney
Lutendo Mariba
Candidate Attorney

KEY COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS


The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa (Land Bank)

DMTN Programme

ZAR 10bn

Nthwese Investment Holdings

Commercial Property Finance Transactions

ZAR 110mil

Mmela Financial Services

Transportation Transaction

ZAR 2bn

BDO South Africa Incorporated

Corporate Finance Advice / BEE Subscription of Shares Transaction (Undisclosed Amount)

Kapela Investment Holdings

Corporate Finance Transaction (Acquisition of shares in BP) (undisclosed amount)

Transnet SOC Ltd

Bond Issuance

USD 2bn

Kapela Investment Holdings

Corporate Finance Transaction (Acquisition of shares in Marsh South Africa) (undisclosed amount)

Mmela Financial Services

Securitisation

 

 

Transnet SOC Ltd

Global Medium Term Note (GTMN) Programme

USD 6bn

PPC Ltd

Domestic Medium Term Note (DMTN) Programme

ZAR 6bn

The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa (Land Bank)

African Development Bank Loan
ZAR1 billion

National Treasury

Bond Issuance
USD 2bn

The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa (Land Bank)

ZAR 1 133 billion Bond Issuance

National Treasury

USD1 billion Bond

Merafe

Revolving credit facility of
ZAR200 million

Transnet SOC Ltd

Standard Bank Loan
ZAR 2 billion

Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd

Renewable Energy Transaction - Project Value ZAR9.6 billion (Construction of a Concentrated Solar Power Plant)

PPC Ltd

ZAR750 million Bond Issuance

City of Johannesburg

Green Bond Issuance
ZAR1 458 million

National Treasury

EUR500 million Bond Issuance

Transnet SOC Ltd

Old Mutual Specialised Finance Proprietary Limited (OMSFIN) Loan
ZAR1 billion

Transnet SOC Ltd

Liberty Group Limited (LIBFIN)
Loan ZAR1,750 billion

Transnet SOC Ltd

China Development Bank Loan Acquisition of Locomotives
USD1,5 billion

Eskom SOC Ltd

Advising Eskom SOC Ltd (Working Capital Facility with China Development Bank 2016)
USD 500 Million

PPC Ltd

Acquisition of Safica Cement
ZAR 600 Million

National Treasury

Issuance of Notes 2016
US$ 1 Billion

Kapela Investment Holdings

Acquisition of shares in BP Southern Africa Pty Ltd

City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality

Domestic Medium Term Note Programme
ZAR 30 Billion

City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality

Note Issuance
ZAR 1.4 Billion

Kapela Investment Holdings

Acquiring a 30% interest In KLT South Africa R190 million 2017

Kilimanjaro Capital

Advising the BEE Consortium that acquired equity in Total South Africa
±.R1,76 billion

Nexus

Acting for Nexus in their sale of Neotel share
R6.5 billion


OUR CLIENTS


•   ABSA Bank Limited
•   Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)  
•   National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA)  
•   KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board  
•   South African Revenue Services  
•   merSETA   
•   Engineering Committee of South Africa (ECSA)  
•   Transnet SOC Ltd  
•   Gauteng Partnership Fund  
•   South African Institute of professional Accountants  
•   Airports Company of South Africa  
•   National Development Fund  
•   UNISA  
•   Sasol South Africa
•   Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors   
•   South African Institute of Professional Accountants  
•   Mimosa Mall Shopping Centre  
•   Menlyn Park Shopping Centre  
•   The Pavillion Shopping Centre  
•   Southgate Mall  
•   Cresta Shopping Centre  
•   IGS Consulting Engineers CC  
•   Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Ltd
•   Cargo Office & Property Services
•   Johannesburg Social Housing Company (JOSHCO)
•   SA Express Airways SOC
•   SA Airlink (Pty) Ltd
•   The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa (Land Bank) 

•   Mmela Financial Services  
•   PPC Ltd
•   PIC SOC Ltd
•   Sakhumnotho Group Holdings
•   Petro SA SOC Ltd
•   City of Johannesburg
•   Midvaal Local Municipality
•   Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality
•   Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality
•   City of Umhlathuze  
•   National Treasury
•   SA Homeloans
•   Road Accident Fund
•   Sita
•   Hollard
•   Pareto Ltd
•   Independent Development Trust
•   National Metrology Institute of South Africa
•   The Public Protector  
•   HCL (Pty) Ltd
•   National Lotteries Board
•   Airports Company of South Africa
•   Africa Business News
•   First National Bank
•  Anglo American
•  Merafe Ferrochrome and Mining (Pty) Ltd

CAREERS

Should you be interested in being contacted for career opportunities at Poswa Incorporated please forward your detailed CV to info@poswainc.co.za







CONTACT DETAILS

Gauteng Office

1st Floor Block A
Sandton Close 2
Cnr 5th St & Norwich Close
Sandton, 2196

Postal Address

Postnet Suite 128
Private Bag x9
Benmore, 2010

Tel:

+27 11 783 8877/4302

Fax:

+27 11 783 3354

Kwazulu-Natal Office

Suite 607,
6th Floor Strauss Daly Building
41 Richefond Circle
Ridgeside Office Park
Umhlanga, 4320

Tel:

+27 31 566 4818/ 3117

Fax:

+27 31 566 5197

Email

info@poswainc.co.za

Free State Office

Kellner Park, Suite 4 & 5
67 Kellner Street
Westdene
Bloemfontein

Tel:

+27 51 430 0296/7

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