Carl Stein

Carl Stein

Partner, Johannesburg

Email carl.stein@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +27 11 523 6150

Fax +27 86 242 8915

LanguagesEnglish, Afrikaans

Practice groupCorporate

"Sources describe Carl Stein as ‘a very impressive lawyer’ who has a ‘sound commercial head on his shoulders’."

Chambers Global

Drawing on over 30 years’ experience, Carl Stein is recognised as one of South Africa’s leading corporate lawyers. His practice is primarily focused on advising large private and public corporate entities on M&A, securities and stock exchange transactions, as well as corporate and structured finance, and the drafting and negotiation of complex commercial agreements. 

Clients he has advised include SABMiller, Kansai Paints, Nampak, Amcor Packaging, CFR Pharmaceuticals, Nando's, SBC Communications, Value Group and Taung Gold. He is also a non-executive director of various listed companies and the chairman of Value Group Limited.

Carl has authored one of the definitive text books on South Africa's new Companies Act, The New Companies Act Unlocked, published in 2011. In addition, he regularly writes articles for various publications and presents at seminars on corporate law topics. 

Awards and recognitions

2015-2018

Recommended in
Chambers for Mergers and Acquisitions

2008-2018

Recognised
The Best Lawyers of South Africa for Corporate Law and M&A

2017-2018

Recommended in
Who's Who Legal: Corporate Governance

2017-2018

Recommended in
Who's Who Legal: Mergers & Acquisitions

Education and admissions

Education

B.Com., University of the Witwatersrand

LL.B., University of the Witwatersrand

HDip Tax Law, University of the Witwatersrand

Memberships

International Bar Association

International Fiscal Association

South African Fiscal Association

Court admissions

South Africa

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