Vishal Koovejee is a commercial and transactional lawyer with over 18 years of professional experience (both in private practice and in in-house roles). Common Law-trained, he was admitted as an Attorney in the High Court of South Africa and has, over his career, gained significant experience in the fields of technology, telecommunications, venture capital, private equity, financial services, real estate and FMCG. His areas of specialization cover mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts, intellectual property, corporate governance, and regulatory (across various regulatory frameworks and regimes).
Vishal has in-depth exposure to transactions across international jurisdictions including the Middle East, the UK, Africa, Europe and the US. A seasoned, passionate and motivated senior legal executive with significant experience in analyzing, structuring, negotiating, closing and implementing sophisticated commercial transactions globally, he has a proven track record of being solutions-driven and results oriented, with exposure to high-level clients including governments, MNCs, and listed companies.