"The success of our overall cradle to grave approach which involves an intimate knowledge of the client’s strategic and commercial requirements in the deal, and a direct involvement from inception to final closure of each deal."

Outstanding Legal Outcomes

Roodt Inc renders specialised legal services to its select group of local and international corporate clients.

Our experience extends to all aspects of corporate law and commercial law with particular focus on listings, local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, construction, energy and resources law, securities law, as well as various aspects of banking, finance and tax law.


Johan Roodt named 2020 Best Lawyers™ "Lawyer of the Year" in the Johannesburg area.

November 25, 2019 - Roodt Inc. attorney Johan Roodt was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" for Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice in the Johannesburg area.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity. In addition to the "Lawyer of the Year" award, Johan Roodt was also listed in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in South Africa in the following practice areas:

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mining Law

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

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