Dale Cridlan

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc

South Africa
T:+27 11 685 8598
Dale Cridlan

Dale Cridlan


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Dale is a tax practitioner based in Johannesburg.  He specialises in corporate tax, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, deal structuring, due diligence and structured finance.

Dale's practice experience includes advising on tax disputes with revenue authorities, restructuring of groups of companies, tax aspects of debt and equity financing, tax aspects of corporate acquisitions and disposals and mining tax.

Dale has previously worked for large mining companies – including Anglo American plc and Rio Tinto plc – and has advised on the tax structuring of their black economic empowerment transactions and divestitures.  More recently Dale has gained experience in the financial services arena including structured finance, corporate finance, acquisitions and divestitures, securities transfer tax, withholding tax and the taxation of financial and hybrid instruments.  Dale has also recently assisted South African corporates with their expansion plans into Africa and advised Exxaro Resources limited on acquisition of Total Coal South Africa (Pty) Limited from Total SA.

Professional experience

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  • BCom (Wits)
  • BCom (Hons) (Unisa)
  • MCom (cum laude) (Wits)
  • HDip Tax (Wits) and a certificate in Mining Tax
  • Dale is listed as a recommended tax lawyer in Legal500, 2015.