Frequently recognised in leading Global Rankings such as Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers, Carl is one of South Africa’s leading corporate specialists with extensive experience of over 30 years. As noted in Chambers Global, Carl is ‘a very impressive lawyer’ who has a ‘sound commercial head on his shoulders’.
Carl offers cross-border expertise with his practice primarily focused on advising large private and public corporate entities on M&A, securities and stock exchange transactions, as well as corporate and structured finance and the drafting and negotiation of complex commercial agreement. His list of clients includes a list of prominent corporate firms in a variety of sectors.
In addition to his active practice, Carl has authored one of the definitive text books on South Africa's new Companies Act, “The New Companies Act Unlocked”, published in 2011. He also regularly writes articles for various publications and presents at seminars on corporate law topics.
Carl obtained his B.Com. and LL.B. degrees and H.Dip Tax Law at the University of the Witwatersrand and joined Fluxmans as a Senior Consultant in 2020.