Derek Lötter

Derek Lötter is the head of our Competition Practice. Derek specialises in competition law.  He has been involved in prominent competition matters before the competition authorities in South Africa and advised on competition law in various other African countries.  His expertise extends to pharmaceutical law and regulation, consumer law and franchising. Derek has extensive experience in a variety of sectors, allowing him to advise on the competition law implications of conduct in a number of affected areas of businesses. He has B.Com and LLB...


Think Tv Interview with Paras Shah Head of M&A and Projects at Bowmans Kenya

In September 2016, Think Tv interviewed Paras Shah, Head of M&A and Projects at our Nairobi office Paras shares some insights on Kenya’s economy and investment markets, the interpretation of...



African Global Funds Service Providers Awards, 2017

Best Legal Service – Private Equity

African Legal Awards, 2017

We won the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Team of the Year Award. The firm was also 'highly commended' in the African Law Firm of the Year - Large Practice and Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year categories.

Dealmakers Awards, 2017

We have been identified as the leading legal adviser in Africa by both deal value and number of transactions. This is the third consecutive year we have been recognised in this way. We were also recognised in the South African M&A awards by deal value and deal flow and in the Corporate Finance awards by deal flow.

World Trademark Review 1000, 2018

IP Award – Gold Band