Adriaan Louw

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Adriaan Louw

Adriaan Louw

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Adriaan Louw is corporate lawyer based in Frankfurt.

Adriaan focuses on all aspects of corporate law, especially domestic, international and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and venture capital transactions, as well as transactional liability insurance.

Adriaan completed his legal traineeship in our Johannesburg office and has been involved in every aspect of the M&A process, from the provision of structuring advice, conducting and managing due diligence investigations, advising on deal structuring, to contract negotiation and drafting.

In addition, Adriaan applies his deal experience to advise on warranty and indemnity insurance (W&I) policies; typically, in relation to large scale multi-jurisdictional transactions. Adriaan also spent six months at AIG's Frankfurt office as a secondee underwriter where he worked as part of the M&A team dealing with W&I insurance.

Adriaan graduated from Stellenbosch University with a Bachelor of Commerce (law, financial accounting & tax) and a Bachelor of Laws in 2014 and 2016 respectively. Whilst completing both his degrees in South Africa, Adriaan spent several months abroad, completing an exchange semester at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, as well as a short course in human rights law at Humboldt University in Berlin.

Adriaan speaks English, German and Afrikaans. 

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Bachelor of Commerce, Stellenbosch University

Bachelor of Laws, Stellenbosch University

  • Attorney, qualified in South Africa
  • Not admitted to the German Bar
  • Rechtsanwaltkammer Frankfurt am Main
  • English
  • German
  • Afrikaans