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Matt is an associate in the corporate department based in Johannesburg.

Matt's experience includes domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures, private equity, corporate restructurings, and black economic empowerment. He also advises clients on general corporate matters, including corporate governance and the ongoing obligations of listed entities.


Matt obtained an LLB from the University of Johannesburg and thereafter completed his articles at Herbert Smith Freehills. Matt is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • a confidential bidder on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's competitive licensing round for the Khnaiguiyah Site
  • The Saudi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources on matters related to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's new mineral law regime
  • IHS, listed on the NYSE, on their acquisition of over 5000 of MTN's mobile towers
  • Copenhagen Investment Partners on its subscription of more than 80% of the shares in Mulilo Renewable Energy (RF) Proprietary Limited.