Darren is a Lawyer for the Alternative Legal Services (ALT) Corporate Johannesburg team, supporting the ALT Corporate teams in Belfast and London. He is focused on linking company and tax law specialisations within the alternative legal space.
He has a corporate and commercial foundation, having worked for several years at a prominent boutique law firm in South Africa.
Darren has concluded a number of successful transactions on behalf of large-scale companies with multi-industry operations in South Africa, France and Spain, with a focus on mergers, acquisitions, disposals and corporate restructurings.
Since joining ALT Corporate Johannesburg, Darren has supported on a number of due diligence reviews, verification exercises, resource augmentation projects and has recently led the charge in developing local funds expertise in the alternative legal space.
- ALT was ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners, 2021, for Alternative Legal Services Providers (Litigation Services – Global Wide).
- The ALT Johannesburg team were Winners, at the African Legal Awards 2021, in the category of Alternative Legal Service Provider Team of the Year.
- Band 2, Alternative Legal Services Providers (Contract Lifecycle Management and Law Firm LPO – Global Wide), Chambers and Partners, 2021
Darren holds dual bachelor degrees in the arts and law from Rhodes University, a postgraduate certificate of competence in competition law and an LLM (Tax) from the University of the Witwatersrand.