Darryl Jago

Darryl Jago

Associate, Johannesburg

Email darryl.jago@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +27 11 523 6156

Fax +27 11 286 6901

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate

Darryl Jago focuses on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including local and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and disposals; joint ventures; group restructurings; and corporate governance. 

He has acted for various national and international clients in both the public and private sector, predominantly in aerospace, defence and government services; energy and natural resources; and life sciences and health care.

Awards and recognitions

2017

Hogan Lovells (South Africa)
Associate Achiever Award

Education and admissions

Education

PGCert, University of the Witwatersrand, Advanced Company Law II (cum laude), 2014

PGCert, University of the Witwatersrand, Individual Labour Law, 2014

PGCert, University of the Witwatersrand, Prospecting & Mining Law, 2014

PGCert, University of South Africa, Competition Law, 2013

PGCert, University of the Witwatersrand, Advanced Company Law I (cum laude), 2013

LL.B., University of South Africa, 2011

Court admissions

South Africa

Representative experience

Acted for investors in the restructure, acquisition and re-financing of a well know premium restaurant group in South Africa.

Acted for a large vertically-integrated coal mining company in the reorganisation of its entire group, including a ZAR300m debt and equity financing transaction.

Acted for a Fortune 500 company in its acquisition of a controlling stake in an animal feed business in Kenya.

Acted for a Fortune 500 company in its acquisition of a majority stake in a leading agri-chemical company and a complex restructuring involving 26 subsidiaries.

Acted for a private airline group in restructuring its South African operations.

Acted for a private airline group in the repurchase and sale of shares in a number of its subsidiaries.

Acted for a private health care company in its acquisition of three medical companies from a large medical holding company.

Acted for a South African software company in negotiating and drafting of the terms of a joint venture with a private equity investor in various Asian territories.

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