Nikhil Bhogal

Nikhil Bhogal

Associate, Johannesburg

Email nikhil.bhogal@​

Phone +27 11 286 6985

Fax +27 11 286 6901


Practice groupCorporate

Nikhil Bhogal focuses on corporate law with emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, business restructurings, black economic empowerment, competition law, and corporate governance.

Education and admissions


Advanced Short Course in Business Rescue, University of South Africa, 2016

LL.B., University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2014

Court admissions

South Africa

Representative experience

Advising a major multinational automotive original equipment manufacturer in renegotiating a joint-venture with a JSE-listed JV partner.

Advising a multinational household brand in establishing operations in the Ivory Coast and Botswana, including setting up an offshore tax resident company.

Assisting a multinational LSE-listed mining supplier in disposing of local operations, including drafting licensing agreements for 18 African countries.

Assisting an international money remittance provider with regulatory issues, and compiling internal money laundering and anti-corruption standard operating procedures.

Assisting a cash-in-transit service provider in renegotiating an agreement, one of the largest outsourcing agreements in Africa.

Advised Google on the implementation of a health services search engine in South Africa and 11 other African territories.

Advising a Chinese ferrochrome end-user in acquiring a local financially distressed mine; issues included business rescue, mining legislation and due diligence.

Assisted a technology company in California with the putting in place of an agreement providing for the broadcasting of programme content to 22 African countries.

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Ad hoc lenders Without Prejudice

Hogan Lovells Publications

Insolvency enquiries – Master of the High Court

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