Lizelle Donaldson

Lizelle holds a BA, LL.B and LL.M (cum laude) all from the University of Stellenbosch.  After a stint in academia, she commenced articles in 1997 and was admitted as an attorney in January 1999.  She spent time working in a corporate finance firm before returning to practice at one of the largest law firms in Africa where she was a director for 8 years.  She subsequently conducted her practice through a niche commercial law firm for 5 years before joining Fluxmans in 2016.

She specialises in all areas of corporate and commercial law with a special focus on mergers and acquisitions (particularly in the private equity space), corporate finance and franchising.  She also regularly  conducts complex legal due diligence investigations for clients and advises on all aspects of the Consumer Protection Act and related consumer legislation.

She has been recognised as a leading franchise lawyer in South Africa by the Who’s Who publication  (2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015) and by her peers in the publication Best Lawyers (South Africa) (2013, 2014 & 2015) for the areas Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Contact: +27 11 328 9369

Joined Fluxmans: March 2016
Senior Associate: March 2016


Areas of expertise:
Mergers and Acquisitions
Corporate Law
Commercial Law
Consumer Law