Olivia Deckers

Olivia Deckers

Senior Associate
Johannesburg, South Africa
T: +27 11 669 9558
E: olivia.deckers@bowmanslaw.com
  • Overview
  • Experience


Olivia is a senior associate in our Corporate department and a member of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector.

Olivia advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions relating to technology, media, telecommunications and intellectual property, including:

  • software licensing, development, implementation, support and maintenance;
  • the build of fiber networks in African jurisdictions;
  • intellectual property assignment and licensing;
  • distribution and supply agreements;
  • data protection agreements; and
  • share sale and business sale transactions.

Olivia has a BSc degree in Marine Biology and Environmental and Geographical Sciences (with distinction), a BSc (Hons) degree in Zoology (in the first class) and a LLB degree (magna cum laude) from the University of Cape Town.

Specialist Services

Relevant Experience

Olivia was part of the team that advised on the following matters:

  • Advising National Treasury in relation to the Integrated Financial Management System program, a multi-billion rand project to integrate all government systems.
  • Advising SABMiller in respect of SABMiller’s combination with Anheuser-Busch InBev, the 3rd largest M&A transaction ever in the world and the largest in South Africa.

Undertaking due diligence investigations in relation to technology, intellectual property, corporate and commercial matters generally, including: (i) the hive out of SABMiller’s ABI bottling division to create Coca-Cola Beverages Africa; and (ii) IRESS Limited’s acquisition of the intellectual property and all of the shares I-Net BFA