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Awards and accolades

We are proud of the external recognition we have gained through the awards we have won around the world. Below is a selection of our accolades from 2010 to date.

Our awards and accolades in South Africa

PublicationWe were awardedDate
 IFLR 1000

Tier 1 - Project development: Infrastructure

Tier 1 - Project development: Mining

Tier 1 - Project development: Oil & gas

Tier 1 - Project development: Power 

Tier 1 - Project Finance

Key Individuals

Kevin Cron
Michael Dale
Steven Gamble
Ross Lomax
Jackie Midlane
Greg Nott
Lizel Oberholzer
Gary Rademeyer

2019
 Legal500

Tier 1 - Banking and Finance 
Tier 2 - Commercial, Corporate and M&A 
Tier 2 - Competition 
Tier 1 - Construction 
Tier 1 - Dispute Resolution 
Tier 2 - Employment 
Tier 3 - Intellectual Property 
Tier 2 - Investment Funds 
Tier 1 - Mining 
Tier 1 - Projects and Energy 
Tier 2 - Real Estate 
Tier 2 - Shipping and Transport 
Tier 3 - Tax 
Tier 1 - Tanzania – Legal Market Overview

Key Individuals:

Banking and Finance

Recommended – Jackie Midlane, Greg Nott and Lize Louw

Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Leading individuals – Kevin Cron

Recommended – Ross Lomax and Georg Kahle

Competition

Recommended – Marianne Wagener, Mark Griffiths and Ros Lake

Construction

Recommended – Tony Chappel, Gary Rademeyer and Daniel Mc Connell
Dispute Resolution

Leading individuals – Michael Hart and Jeffrey Kron

Recommended – Aslam Moosajee, Andre Vos and Marelise van der Westhuizen

Employment

Recommended –Murray Alexander, Mohammed Chavoos and Karen Ainslie
.
Intellectual Property

Recommended – Likonelo Magagula

Investment Funds

Recommended – Shawn Barnett

Mining

Leading individuals – Michael Dale

Recommended – Kevin Cron, Georg Kahle and Andre Vos

Projects and Energy

Leading individuals – Jackie Midlane

Recommended – Greg Nott and Bradley Harber

Next generation lawyers – Mali Cossie

Real Estate

Recommended – Pieter Niehaus

Shipping and Transport

Recommended – Andrew Robinson, Malcolm Hartwell, Heather Manson and David Kapelus

Tax

Recommended – Andrew Wellsted (ex) and Dale Cridlan

Tanzania – Legal Market Overview

Recommended - Adam Lovett, Angela Mndolwa, Laura Kiwelu, Lilian Githunguri and Martin Botik
 

2018
 Chambers Global

Key individuals:

Band 1 - Gary Rademeyer

Band 1 - Kevin Cron

Band 1 - Steven Gamble

Band 1 - Michael Hart

Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron

Band 1 - Rohan Issacs

2018
African Legal Awards Innovation award 2016
IFLR 1000

Tier 1 - Energy and Infrastructure: Disputes
Tier 1 - Energy and Infrastructure: Project Development
Tier 1 - Capital markets
Tier 1 - Energy and Infrastructure Finance

Key Individuals:
Matthew Ash
Michael Dale
Steven Gamble
Greg Nott
Jeffrey Kron
Ross Lomax
Jackie Midlane
Gavin Rademeyer
Lizel Oberholzer
2016
Global Trade Review Best Trade Finance Law Firm in Sub-Saharan Africa 2016
Legal500

Tier 1 - Banking & finance
Tier 1 - Construction
Tier 1 - Dispute resolution
Tier 1 - Investment funds
Tier 1 - Mining
Tier 1 - Projects & infrastructure

Key Individuals:
Tier 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate / M&A)
Tier 1 - Michael Dale (Mining)
Tier 1 - Donald Dinnie (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Hermann Nieuwoudt (Labour & employment)
Tier 1 - Riza Moosa (Banking & finance)

2016
Chambers Global

Band 1 - Dispute resolution
Band 1 - IT & Telecommunications
Band 1 - Mining: Energy & natural resources
Band 1 - Projects & energy

Key Individuals:
Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Energy & natural resources: Mining)
Band 1 - Steven Gamble (Banking & finance - Africa-wide)
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Rohan Isaacs (IT & telecommunications)
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
2016
Project Finance International Awards Energy - African Solar Deal of the Year 2015
Acritas Sharplegal 2015 - Global Elite Band 1 - Dispute resolution and litigation
Band 1 - Regulatory
2015
IFLR 1000 Tier 1 - Project finance
Tier 1 - Energy: Oil & gas
Tier 1 - Energy
Tier 1 - Mining
2015
Global Trade Review Best Trade Finance Law Firm in Sub-Saharan Africa 2015
Chambers Global

Band 1 - IT & Telecommunications
Band 1 - Mining (energy & natural resources)
Band 1 - Dispute resolution
Band 1 - Projects & energy

Key Individuals:
Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Energy & natural resources: Mining)
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Rohan Isaacs (IT & telecommunications)
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Aslam Moosajee (Dispute resolution)
2015
Legal500

Tier 1 - Banking & finance
Tier 1 - Construction
Tier 1 - Dispute resolution
Tier 1 - Investment funds
Tier 1 - Mining
Tier 1 - Projects & infrastructure

Key Individuals:
Tier 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate / M&A)
Tier 1 - Michael Dale (Mining)
Tier 1 - Donald Dinnie (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Hermann Nieuwoudt (Labour & employment)
Tier 1 - Jackie Midlane (Projects & infrastructure)
2015
Global Trade Review Best Trade Finance law firm in Sub-Saharan Africa 2014
South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA)

Voted top legal graduate recruiter

2014
South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA)

Best Law Firm

Best Professional Services Firm of the Year
2014
IFLR 1000 Tier 1 - Energy and infrastructure: Disputes
Tier 1 - Energy and infrastructure: Project development
Tier 1 - Energy and infrastructure: Corporate
Tier 1 - Energy and infrastructure: Finance
Tier 1 - Bank lending
Tier 1 - Project finance
Tier 1 - Capital markets
2014
Client Choice International SA lawyer of the year - Jackie Midlane (Banking & finance; Litigation)
SA lawyer of the year - Aslam Moosajee (Banking & finance; Litigation)
2014
Chambers Global Band 1 - IT & Telecommunications
Band 1 - Mining (energy & natural resources)
Band 1 - Dispute resolution
Band 1 - Projects & energy Key Individuals:
Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Energy & natural resources: Mining)
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Rohan Isaacs (IT & telecommunications)
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Gavin Noeth (Projects & energy)
2014
Global Trade Review Best Trade Finance Law Firm in Africa 2013
Africa Legal Awards Corporate Law Firm of the Year 2013
Who's Who Legal Patrick Bracher (Insurance & reinsurance)
Michael Dale (Mining)
Donald Dinnie (Insurance & reinsurance)
Michael Hart (Insurance & reinsurance)
Heather Manson (Aviation)
Pierre Naude (Aviation)
Gavin Noeth (Public procurement)
Gary Rademeyer (Energy)
2013
Chambers Global

Band 1 - IT & Telecommunications
Band 1 - Mining (energy & natural resources)
Band 1 - Dispute resolution

Key Individuals:
Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Energy & natural resources: Mining)
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Rohan Isaacs (IT & telecommunications)
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
2013
IFLR 1000

Tier 1 - Project finance
Tier 1 - Banking and finance
Tier 1 - Capital markets

Key Individuals:
Tier 1 - Kevin Cron (Mergers & acquisitions; Banking & project finance; Capital markets)
Tier 1 - Heather Irvine (Competition) 
Tier 1 - Jackie Midlane (Banking & project finance)
Tier 1 - Riza Moosa (Banking & project finance)
Tier 1 - Gavin Noeth (Banking & project finance)
2013
Legal 500

South African Corporate Law Firm of the Year

Tier 1 - Dispute resolution
Tier 1 - Employment & labour
Tier 1 - Investment funds
Tier 1 - Mining
Tier 1 - Projects and infrastructure

Key Individuals:
Tier 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate / M&A)
Tier 1 - Michael Dale (Mining)
Tier 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Tier 1 - Gavin Noeth (Projects and infrastructure)
2013
Legal Awards Tier 1 - Investment Funds 2013
Acquisition International's 2013 Finance Awards Banking and Finance Advisory Firm of the Year - South Africa 2013
Global Trade Review Best Trade Finance Law Firm in Africa 2012
Legal 500

Tier 1 - Investment funds
Tier 1 - Mining
Tier 1 - Employment & labour
Tier 1 - Dispute resolution

Key Individuals:
Tier 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate / M&A)
Tier 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
2012
IFLR 1000 Tier 1 - Capital markets
Tier 1 - Banking and finance
Tier 1 - Project finance
2012
Chambers Global

Band 1 - Corporate & commercial litigation
Band 1 - Dispute resolution
Band 1 - IT & telecommunications
Band 1 - Mining (energy & natural resources)
Band 1 - Projects & energy

Key Individuals:
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Jeffrey Kron (Dispute resolution)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Mining)
Band 1 - Rohan Isaacs (IT & telecommunications)
2012
Who's Who Legal Kevin Cron (Mergers and acquisitions) Pierre Naude (Aviation) 2011
IFLR 1000

Tier 1 - Capital markets
Tier 1 - Banking and finance
Tier 1 - Project finance

Key Individuals:
Tier 1 - Gavin Noeth (Project finance)
Tier 1 - Heather Irvine (Competition)
2011
Chambers Global

Band 1 - Dispute resolution
Band 1 - Mining (energy & natural resources)
Band 1 - Projects & energy

Key Individuals:
Band 1 - Kevin Cron (Corporate, M&A)
Band 1 - Michael Dale (Mining)
Band 1 - Michael Hart (Dispute resolution)
2011
Legal 500 Tier 1 - Projects and infrastructure
Tier 1 - Mining
Tier 1 - Labour and employment
2010
Chambers Global

Band 1 - Project Finance/PPP
Band 1 - Energy and Natural Resources

Key Individual:
Band 1 - Heather Irvine (Competition)
2010