Divesh Patel Partner

Meet Divesh

Divesh is a corporate lawyer specialising in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and foreign investment

He also regularly advises on cross-border transactions, equity capital markets, joint ventures, commercial transactions, distressed sale transactions and restructurings.

Divesh advises a wide variety of domestic and cross-border clients, including private equity sponsors, across a broad range of sectors including manufacturing, retail, FMCG, financial services, infrastructure, aviation and transport, media, technology and telecommunications. 

He has recently acted for Archer Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Brookfield, L Catterton, Swissport, TJS Services Group, Mercury Energy and Rentokil Initial.

Divesh is qualified in both Australia and South Africa. 

Career & qualifications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of the Witwatersrand
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of the Witwatersrand

Memberships

  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Law Society of South Australia
  • Law Society of the Northern Provinces (South Africa)
  • AVCAL
  • Treasurer, Asian Australian Lawyers Association

International experience

  • Werksmans Attorneys (South Africa) – 2004-2007

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