Awards and accolades

We are proud of the external recognition we have gained through the awards we have won around the world. Below is a selection of our accolades from 2010 to date.

2019

IFLR 1000

Services

Tier 1 - Project development: Infrastructure
Tier 1 - Project development: Mining
Tier 1 - Project development: Oil & gas
Tier 1 - Project development: Power 
Tier 1 - Project Finance

Key individuals

Kevin Cron
Michael Dale
Steven Gamble
Ross Lomax
Jackie Midlane 
Greg Nott 
Lizel Oberholzer
Gary Rademeyer

Legal500

Services

Tier 1 - Banking and Finance 
Tier 2 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A 
Tier 2 - Competition 
Tier 1 - Construction 
Tier 1 - Dispute Resolution 
Tier 2 - Employment 
Tier 3 - Intellectual Property 
Tier 2 - Investment Funds 
Tier 1 - Mining 
Tier 1 - Projects and Energy 
Tier 2 - Real Estate 
Tier 2 - Shipping and Transport 
Tier 3 - Tax 
Tier 1 - Tanzania – Legal Market Overview

2018

Legal500

Key individuals

Banking and Finance
Recommended – Jackie Midlane, Greg Nott and Lize Louw

Commercial, Corporate and M&A<finance
Leading individuals – Kevin Cron
Recommended – Ross Lomax and Georg Kahle</finance

Competition<finance
Recommended – Marianne Wagener, Mark Griffiths and Ros Lake</finance

Construction
Recommended – Tony Chappel, Gary Rademeyer and Daniel Mc Connell

Dispute Resolution
Leading individuals – Michael Hart and Jeffrey Kron
Recommended – Aslam Moosajee, Andre Vos and Marelise van der Westhuizen

Employment
Recommended –Murray Alexander, Mohammed Chavoos and Karen Ainslie

Intellectual Property
Recommended – Likonelo Magagula

Investment Funds
Recommended – Shawn Barnett

Mining
Leading individuals – Michael Dale
Recommended – Kevin Cron, Georg Kahle and Andre Vos

Projects and Energy
Leading individuals – Jackie Midlane
Recommended – Greg Nott and Bradley Harber
Next generation lawyers – Mali Cossie

Real Estate
Recommended – Pieter Niehaus

Shipping and Transport
Recommended – Andrew Robinson, Malcolm Hartwell, Heather Manson and David Kapelus

Tax
Recommended – Andrew Wellsted (ex) and Dale Cridlan
Tanzania – Legal Market Overview
Recommended - Adam Lovett, Angela Mndolwa, Laura Kiwelu, Lilian Githunguri and Martin Botik

Chambers Global

Key individuals

Band 1 - Gary Rademeyer
Band 1 - Kevin Cron
Band 1 - Steven Gamble
Band 1 - Michael Hart
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron
Band 1 - Rohan Issacs

2016

African Legal Awards

Innovation award

IFLR 1000

Services

Tier 1 - Energy and Infrastructure: Disputes
Tier 1 - Energy and Infrastructure: Project Development
Tier 1 - Capital markets
Tier 1 - Energy and Infrastructure Finance

Key individuals

Matthew Ash
Michael Dale
Steven Gamble
Greg Nott
Jeffrey Kron
Ross Lomax
Jackie Midlane
Gavin Rademeyer
Lizel Oberholzer

Global Trade Review

Best Trade Finance Law Firm in Sub-Saharan Africa

Legal500

Services

Tier 1 - Banking & finance
Tier 1 - Construction
Tier 1 - Dispute resolution
Tier 1 - Investment funds
Tier 1 - Mining
Tier 1 - Projects & infrastructure

Key individuals

Tier 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate / M&A)
Tier 1 - Michael Dale (Mining)
Tier 1 - Donald Dinnie (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Hermann Nieuwoudt (Labour & employment)
Tier 1 - Riza Moosa (Banking & finance)

Chambers Global

Services

Band 1 - Dispute resolution
Band 1 - IT & Telecommunications
Band 1 - Mining: Energy & natural resources
Band 1 - Projects & energy

Key individuals

Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Energy & natural resources: Mining)
Band 1 - Steven Gamble (Banking & finance - Africa-wide)
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Rohan Isaacs (IT & telecommunications)
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)

2015

Project Finance International Awards

Energy – African Solar Deal of the Year

Acritas Sharplegal – Global Elite

Band 1 - Dispute resolution and litigation
Band 1 – Regulatory

IFLR 1000

Tier 1 - Project finance
Tier 1 - Energy: Oil & gas
Tier 1 - Energy
Tier 1 - Mining 2015

Global Trade Review

Best Trade Finance Law Firm in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chambers Global

Services

Band 1 - IT & Telecommunications
Band 1 - Mining (energy & natural resources)
Band 1 - Dispute resolution
Band 1 - Projects & energy

Key individuals

Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Energy & natural resources: Mining)
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Rohan Isaacs (IT & telecommunications)
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Aslam Moosajee (Dispute resolution)

Legal500

Services

Tier 1 - Banking & finance
Tier 1 - Construction
Tier 1 - Dispute resolution
Tier 1 - Investment funds
Tier 1 - Mining
Tier 1 - Projects & infrastructure

Key individuals

Tier 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate / M&A)
Tier 1 - Michael Dale (Mining)
Tier 1 - Donald Dinnie (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Hermann Nieuwoudt (Labour & employment)
Tier 1 - Jackie Midlane (Projects & infrastructure)

2014

Global Trade Review

Best Trade Finance law firm in Sub-Saharan Africa

South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA)

Voted top legal graduate recruiter

South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA)

Best Law Firm
Best Professional Services Firm of the Year

IFLR 1000

Tier 1 - Energy and infrastructure: Disputes
Tier 1 - Energy and infrastructure: Project development
Tier 1 - Energy and infrastructure: Corporate
Tier 1 - Energy and infrastructure: Finance
Tier 1 - Bank lending
Tier 1 - Project finance
Tier 1 - Capital markets

Client Choice International

SA lawyer of the year - Jackie Midlane (Banking & finance; Litigation)
SA lawyer of the year - Aslam Moosajee (Banking & finance; Litigation)

Chambers Global

Services

Band 1 - IT & Telecommunications
Band 1 - Mining (energy & natural resources)
Band 1 - Dispute resolution
Band 1 - Projects & energy

Key individuals

Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Energy & natural resources: Mining)
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Rohan Isaacs (IT & telecommunications)
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Gavin Noeth (Projects & energy)

2013

Global Trade Review

Best Trade Finance Law Firm in Africa

Africa Legal Awards

Corporate Law Firm of the Year

Who's Who Legal

Patrick Bracher (Insurance & reinsurance)
Michael Dale (Mining)
Donald Dinnie (Insurance & reinsurance)
Michael Hart (Insurance & reinsurance)
Heather Manson (Aviation)
Pierre Naude (Aviation)
Gavin Noeth (Public procurement)
Gary Rademeyer (Energy)

Chambers Global

Services

Band 1 - IT & Telecommunications
Band 1 - Mining (energy & natural resources)
Band 1 - Dispute resolution

Key individuals

Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Energy & natural resources: Mining)
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Rohan Isaacs (IT & telecommunications)
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)

IFLR 1000


Tier 1 - Project finance
Tier 1 - Banking and finance
Tier 1 - Capital markets

Key individuals

Tier 1 - Kevin Cron (Mergers & acquisitions; Banking & project finance; Capital markets)
Tier 1 - Heather Irvine (Competition) 
Tier 1 - Jackie Midlane (Banking & project finance)
Tier 1 - Riza Moosa (Banking & project finance)
Tier 1 - Gavin Noeth (Banking & project finance)

Legal 500

South African Corporate Law Firm of the Year

Services

Tier 1 - Dispute resolution
Tier 1 - Employment & labour
Tier 1 - Investment funds
Tier 1 - Mining
Tier 1 - Projects and infrastructure

Key individuals

Tier 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate / M&A)
Tier 1 - Michael Dale (Mining)
Tier 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Gavin Noeth (Projects and infrastructure)

Legal Awards

Tier 1 - Investment Funds

Acquisition International's Finance Awards

Banking and Finance Advisory Firm of the Year - South Africa

2012

Global Trade Review

Best Trade Finance Law Firm in Africa

Legal 500

Services

Tier 1 - Investment funds
Tier 1 - Mining
Tier 1 - Employment & labour
Tier 1 - Dispute resolution

Key individuals

Tier 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate / M&A)
Tier 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)

IFLR 1000

Tier 1 - Capital markets
Tier 1 - Banking and finance
Tier 1 - Project finance

Chambers Global 

Services

Band 1 - Corporate & commercial litigation
Band 1 - Dispute resolution
Band 1 - IT & telecommunications
Band 1 - Mining (energy & natural resources)
Band 1 - Projects & energy

Key individuals

Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Mining)
Band 1 - Rohan Isaacs (IT & telecommunications)

2011

Who's Who Legal

Kevin Cron (Mergers and acquisitions)
Pierre Naude (Aviation)

IFLR 1000

Services

Tier 1 - Capital markets
Tier 1 - Banking and finance
Tier 1 - Project finance

Key individuals

Tier 1 - Gavin Noeth (Project finance)
Tier 1 - Heather Irvine (Competition)

Chambers Global

Services

Band 1 - Dispute resolution
Band 1 - Mining (energy & natural resources)
Band 1 - Projects & energy

Key individuals

Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Mining)
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)

2010

Legal 500

Tier 1 - Projects and infrastructure
Tier 1 - Mining
Tier 1 - Labour and employment

Chambers Global

Services

Band 1 - Project Finance/PPP
Band 1 - Energy and Natural Resources

Key Individual

Band 1 - Heather Irvine (Competition)