Mota Africa provides the full spectrum of legal services across a diverse range of industries. Our lawyers are specialists in their respective fields, with years of experience advising some of the biggest companies on the African continent.

Our clients benefit not only from our technical excellence and local knowledge, but also from the commercial mindedness and agility of our lawyers. We pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ businesses and aligning our advice with their commercial goals.
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Corporate & Commercial Law
Employment & Labour Law
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Administrative & Constitutional Law
Data Privacy
Forensics
Competition Law

Corporate & Commercial Law

At Mota Africa, we understand the value of expert legal counsel and pride ourselves on providing commercially smart legal advice. We aim to simplify the often complex nature of corporate and commercial matters and take the time to get to know our clients’ businesses to understand their challenges, needs and goals.

Backed by years of experience, our lawyers are able to advise individuals and businesses across various sectors on mergers and acquisitions, as well as on complex transactions and contractual disputes.

Our Corporate and Commercial law services

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Banking and Finance
  • Private Equity Transactions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Black Economic Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Exchange Control
  • Investments and Divestitures
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Due Diligence Investigations

Employment & Labour Law

Complying with labour law and employment legislation can be particularly challenging without reliable legal advice, and can end up costing employers a lot of money. It is essential for business owners to have access to legal experts to help minimise non-compliance risks that can lead to needless complications in the future.

We aim to provide clients with peace of mind knowing that they have a partner to assist with industrial relations issues, so they can focus on growing their business. Our broad range of labour law and industrial relations consulting and training services is designed to cater to the needs of both employers and employees.

Our Employment & Labour Law services

  • Workplace and Industrial Relations Disputes
  • Collective Bargaining 
  • Employment Aspects of Commercial Transactions, including disposals, transfers, outsourcing and liquidations 
  • Employment and Services Agreements
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment policies and procedures
  • HR Handbooks
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Suspensions 
  • Retrenchments (Redundancies) and Dismissals 
  • Executive Remuneration

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Resolving business disputes through court litigation can be a very stressful, costly, time-consuming affair. Our litigation team both prevent and resolve disputes, by combining in-depth knowledge and experience gained from the various dispute matters they have conducted on behalf of our clients. Our experience includes a wide range of commercial dispute resolution and litigation matters, ranging from relatively simple negotiation, mediation and arbitration matters to more complex Supreme Court and Constitutional Court litigation.

Our litigation and dispute resolution services

  • High Court
  • Supreme Court and Constitutional Court Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration
  • Settlement Negotiations
  • Legal Opinions
  • Ombud and Regulatory Tribunals Hearing

Forensics

Businesses already face many economic and regulatory challenges. Financial misconduct such as fraud, bribery and corruption are serious threats to any business’ stability. Mota Africa offers an array of forensic law services for businesses in the private and public sectors. Our forensic services benefit our clients in investigating and detecting financial crimes, as well as in developing safeguards to mitigate future risks.

Our forensic law services

  • Asset Tracing
  • Anti-bribery and Compliance Audits
  • Forensic Account Analyses
  • Fraud investigations
  • IT and Data Analysis
  • Anti-Corruption Policies
  • Employment Related Forensic Matters
  • Due Diligence Investigations
  • Fraud and Risk Management Strategies.
  • Financial Crime Detection
  • Financial Crime Prevention

Administrative & Constitutional Law

Administrative and constitutional law are the foundational pillars of any  system. This area of law has a direct bearing on the ability of both individual and corporate citizens of any country to enjoy their legal rights and to access justice.

At Mota Africa, we are consistently called upon by a variety of clients to advise them on and litigate on their behalf on administrative and constitutional law matters.

Our Administrative & Constitutional law services

  • Public Contracting and Procurement
  • Advising clients (public and private) on the lawfulness of decision making by state actors 
  • Judicial review

Data Privacy

Our team of data privacy experts advises on all aspects of data privacy, including data protection, data privacy, private data leaks, and private data management.

Our Data Privacy services

  • Cyber security breaches
  • Data protection
  • Transfers of personal data 
  • Privacy Policies
  • Data breach responses and strategies
  • Records Retention and Destruction
  • Direct Marketing and Privacy

Antitrust & Competition Law

Non-compliance with competition laws can have a devastating effect on a business because it may attract significant (even exorbitant) fines from competition authorities.

We help our clients manage the complexities of competition law in a variety of respects, including in the context of commercial transactions (such as mergers and acquisitions), contracting and strategy. Additionally, we are often called upon by our clients to represent them in disputes with and investigations by competition authorities.

Our Antitrust and Competition law services

  • Litigation
  • Market Investigations 
  • Sector Inquiries
  • Merger Control
  • Public Procurement
  • Foreign Investment 
  • Raids
  • Administrative and Constitutional Law

Our clients include the following listed and blue-chip clients

phillips
armscor
multichoice
kellogs

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