For most of his career, Michael practiced as a corporate and commercial lawyer, dealing primarily with public and private cross border mergers and acquisitions, international joint ventures, international tax, corporate finance and general company and commercial matters. More recently he has been dealing with private client matters as well.
In a career spanning more than 45 years, Michael has led and been involved in many large and small public and private transactions, the largest of which was the c. $19bn transaction by which De Beers was taken private during 2001.
Director - Head of Risk & Compliance - Family Office and Corporate Services, South Africa
Partner – Group Head of Risk and Compliance - Family Office, Corporate Services, Legal and Tax Advisory