Charles Van Staden

Charles Van Staden


Email charles.vanstaden@​

Phone +27 11 775 6359

Fax +27 86 680 0919

LanguagesEnglish, Afrikaans

Practice groupCorporate

Charles van Staden handles all aspects of exchange control. He is a member of the Institute of Bankers in South Africa and an audit committee member of the University of Johannesburg.

Awards and recognitions


Contributed to the South African chapter of the 2nd Edition of The Franchise Law Review


Legal 500 Tax

Education and admissions


Admitted as an Advocate in South Africa

BCom (Law), Rand Afrikaans University

LLB LLM (Banking and Stock Exchange Law), Rand Afrikaans University


Audit Committee member, University of Johannesburg

Institute of Bankers in South Africa

Bar admissions and qualifications

South Africa

Representative experience

Assisting Span Property International (Pty) Limited in obtaining exchange control permission to invest in the UK property market via a Mauritian holding company.

Assisting Tadvest Limited to obtain the necessary exchange control permission to inward list on the Namibian Stock Exchange.

Submitting applications to the Financial Surveillance Department on behalf of high net worth clients to externalise additional capital for foreign investment purposes.

Acting as an exchange control expert witness on behalf of South African Fruit Promoters (Pty) Limited.

Submitting emigration applications to the Financial Surveillance Department on behalf of high net worth clients.

Assisting clients to regularise their exchange control matters.

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Publications

Budget 2017 Tax Alert

Hogan Lovells Publications

The opportunities of relaxed exchange controls

Published Works

Exchange Control Relaxation

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