David Pinnock

David Pinnock
1 Protea Place
Cnr of Fredman Drive and Protea Place
South Africa
+27 11 562 1400
+27 11 562 1401


Who's Who Legal Corporate: Merger & Acquisition

David Pinnock is a director in the corporate and commercial practice. David specialises in mergers and acquisitions work and has experience in a wide range of merger and acquisition transactions (both public and private equity), joint ventures and the establishment of new businesses in South Africa. David also has broad experience in general commercial work and in the drafting of a variety of different commercial contracts.

David started his career as a candidate attorney at Cliffe Dekker and Todd (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) in 1997. He was appointed as an associate in 1999, senior associate in 2000 and became a director in 2001.

Chambers Global 2018 has ranked David Pinnock in “band 1” for corporate and M&A private equity whilst The Legal 500 EMEA 2016–2017 recommended David for commercial, corporate and M&A. Best Lawyers International 2009–2018 listed him for corporate law and mergers and acquisitions law and Who’s Who Legal 2017 ranked David as a leading lawyer in M&A.

David received his BA LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand and he was admitted as an attorney in 1999. He is a member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces.

WWL says: David Pinnock is “a fantastic lawyer” who stands out in the South African market for his impressive handling of public and private M&A transactions.

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