Director Johan Smuts is Head of the Mining, Environmental & Resources practice area; also lending his expertise to the Corporate Division practice areas. Johan is deeply skilled in matters relating to due diligence; opinion work; administrative appeals and reviews; regulatory compliance; and resources law. He is a sought-after advisor on mining transactions; mining disputes; and all aspects of the MPRDA, NWA & NEMA. Johan advised several junior and listed mining companies on regulatory compliance and deal structuring.
Johan provides multi-disciplinary legal and related services to high-tier corporate clients and views himself as a successful dealmaker through his sophisticated set of interpersonal and organisational skills.
LLB, University of Pretoria
Areas of Expertise
Mining and Environmental Law
Drafting of Corporate Agreements
Due Diligence reports for mergers and acquisitions
- Mining & Environmental Law 95% 95%
- Litigation 91% 91%
- Corporate Law 85% 85%
- Drafting of Corporate Agreements 93% 93%
- Due Diligence reports for mergers and acquisitions 89% 89%