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Client Choice – International 2013
Peter Hesseling is a director of the firm’s corporate and
commercial practice and a member of the executive committee.
He has extensive experience in insolvency law, company law,
corporate restructuring, transaction structuring, mergers and
acquisitions, corporate finance, black economic empowerment,
the investment industry, various types of financing and selected
areas of tax law.
Mr Hesseling began his career in 1993 as a candidate
attorney at Herbsteins (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) and became
a director in 1997. Before completing his articles he trained in
the South African Navy (where he served as a legal officer) and
worked in the Netherlands.
Mr Hesseling has been recognised in
Who’s Who Legal
The International Who’s Who of Merger & Acquisition Lawyers
The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers
, which selected him as one of the world’s leading M&A
Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa
recommended him in 2012. In 2008 and 2011 he was rated as
“outstanding” and his peers considered him to be “at the top
of his game”. Practical Law Company’s
Which Lawyer? 2011
endorsed Mr Hesseling as a leading lawyer in corporate
mergers and acquisitions.
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
11 Buitengracht Street
Cape Town
South Africa
+27 21 405 6009
+27 21 405 6199
What clients said
“Peter is able to communicate effectively with other
service providers to major transactions, including
lawyers in other international jurisdictions, auditors,
sponsors and other specialist advisers.”
“Peter strikes an excellent balance between debate,
advice and action, understanding that it is delivery
of a successful result for the client that matters
the most.”
“Peter is everything that a client looks for in legal
counsel: pragmatic and solution oriented, with an
exceptional, detailed grasp of the legal framework
within which he operates.”
“He is good in assessing the crux of a matter and
focuses his time and attention on such matters.
He therefore provides quality services in a prompt,
efficient and effective manner.”
Hesseling, Peter
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr – Director |
Winner – General Corporate, South Africa