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Sipho Ziga

Education
LL.B. (University of Botswana) 1997
Professional Qualifications
Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of Botswana 1997.
Admitted as a Conveyancer and Notary Public 1998.
Professional Membership
Member of the Botswana Law Society


Sipho Ziga is the lead partner in the Commercial Department of Armstrongs. His specialisations include corporate commercial legal transactions; commercial research and due diligence enquiries; capital raisings, offerings, listings, corporate governance; negotiating and drafting commercial takeover, subscription, management and shareholders agreements; and labour relations.
Sipho routinely carries out and gives advice on Botswana’s law and regulatory environment with regard to mergers, securities and financial instruments to multinationals and international law firms. He has also assisted various clients with merger submissions and investigations by the Competition Authority.
Sipho’s infallible expertise in mining law award him with the opportunity to act as advisor to the vast majority of multinationals and mining houses with interests in Botswana, by assisting in mergers and acquisitions; company formation; due diligence; compliance issues; applications for licences and capital raisings.


Directorships
 MLM Consultancies (Pty) Limited - a company which acts as security trustee for the              financiers in terms of the SADC public private partnership.
 GIA Education and Laboratory (Education)
 Faloxia (Pty) Ltd (Prospecting)
 Jet Demolition (Pty) Ltd (Explosives)
 Catchoka (Pty) Ltd (Investment)
 Shumba Coal Limited (Coal Prospecting)
 Thornhill Primary School (Education)



Recognition
Since 2007, Sipho has consistently been ranked in the highest category in Chambers Global -The World’s Leading Lawyers for General Business Law. “Prestigious transactional matters form a mainstay of Sipho Ziga’s practice, and he offers valuable experience in mining and financing work. Sources say he is “brilliant - responsive and the advice is to the point.””- Chambers, The Worlds Leading Lawyers Ranked as a leading mining lawyer by Who’s Who Legal Global Mining Lawyers - Botswana



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