International Experience

Roodt Inc has advised both local and international clients on a large range of cross-border transactions. It provides its local clients with corporate and commercial advice on transactions with international firms and provides its international clients with expert advice on their local transactions.

The firm is well placed to advise international clients requiring its services in respect of South African regulatory and legal issues. It has advised international corporate clients on a wide range of matters, including: Arvin Meritor, Sud-Chemie, Steinhoff, Royal Bank of Canada, Alcan, Caledonia Mining Corporation, Symantec, and Newmont.


Our approach is pillared on four fundamentals


The level of care that defines our practice is both a compelling differentiator and a powerful driving force. We retain close, long-standing relationships with our clients and find strong motivation in our desire to be truly instrumental in protecting and advancing their business interests.


We undertake to provide favourable outcomes, not reams of legal product. In application, our expertise is instructed by an intimate comprehension of our clients' business needs, to facilitate proactive attention and pertinent, strategically productive outcomes.


Our specialist capability rests on a full understanding of first principles of the law and the shifting implications of evolving legal frameworks. This substantive knowledge provides a starting block of theoretical certainty from which client advantage is won.


Being active and influential in the advancement of our people, profession and broader society is a challenge we relish. Our internal commitment is focused on empowering our people to realise their aspirations. Externally, our intention is to be involved in the development of specialist skills in corporate law and dispute resolution, particularly among historically disadvantaged individuals.

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