Jeff Buckland adds diverse expertise to our corporate and commercial department. He focuses on all aspects of corporate law, including public and private mergers, acquisitions and disposals, outsourcings, crafting constitutional documents for different types of companies, partnerships, joint ventures and trusts incorporating majority and minority protections, exit strategies and commercial arrangements, corporate restructurings, investments in debt, equity and hybrid instruments, corporate governance, and JSE listing requirements.

 

He has been involved in establishing numerous South African private equity funds, some with parallel fund structures, and private mezzanine debt funds. He has executed many acquisitions and disposals by private equity funds, including crafting the constitutional documents for portfolio companies.

Chambers Global

"Jeff Buckland is a natural leader and has a meticulous approach to material analysis."

"He has an impressive depth of knowledge and can work on a range of issues."

Practices

Corporate
M&A
Investment Funds 
Corporate Governance

Education

1985 BCom – University of Stellenbosch
1987 LLB – University of Stellenbosch
1990 LLM (Company Law & Tax) – UNISA
1992 HDip Tax Law - University of Johannesburg

Awards/rankings

20172020 Recommended in Chambers Global for Corporate M&A: Private Equity 
2019
–2021 Recognised in The Best Lawyers in South Africa for Private Equity Law

2021 Recognised in The Best Lawyers in South Africa for Debt and Equity
2018
2019 Recommended in Legal 500 Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Languages

English 
Afrikaans

LinkedIn

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeff-buckland-44028747

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Jeff Buckland

Director, Head of Corporate & Chairman of the Management Board

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+27 11 523 6014

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+27 11 286 6900

Practice area:

Corporate governance, Corporate / transaction advisory & commercial