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Adam Ismail
Position: Partner
Practice: Corporate
Office: Cape Town
Telephone: +27 21 431 7383

Adam Ismail is a partner in the Corporate Practice at Webber Wentzel.

He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, both in South Africa and Africa and has acted for a range of clients in both the local and international arena.  He has extensive experience in BEE transactions and has advised on a number of significant high profile BEE deals and has deep experience on the BEE Act and BEE codes of good practice. 

Adam also has substantial experience in commercial real estate transactions, where he has been involved in the structuring and implementation of a number of high profile property development transactions and sales in South Africa and Africa.
He joined Webber Wentzel after a 16 year career at ENSafrica.

His expertise has been recognised by various international research organisations including Chambers Global, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Best Lawyers.

Adam is a member of the Commercial and Tax Law Committee of the Cape Law Society and an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Adam has BA and LLB degrees from the University of Cape Town.

Areas of expertise
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • BBBEE transactions
  • Commercial real estate transactions

Named by:

  • Legal 500 2016 as a legal expert (Commercial, Corporate/ M&A).
  • Chambers Global 2006 - 2011 as a ranked lawyer (Corporate/ M&A).
  • IFLR1000 2011 as a leading lawyer (M&A).
  • Best Lawyers 2008 - 2018 (Corporate Law).

Member of the:

  • Commercial and Tax Law Committee of the Cape Law Society.