Keith Miranda – Partner

Keith is an entrepreneur at heart and in trade, has all the common (and not-so-common) start-up issues locked down, everything from entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property protection, shareholder’s rights, financial / funding matters, to website terms of use, employment law related issue and more. So, Keith is somewhat of a start-up insider so well suited to assist your new business or SME.

Keith attained a B.Com (Law) and L.L.B degree from the University of Johannesburg (UJ), completed his Higher Diploma in Tax Law through the International Institute for Tax and Finance (IITF). Keith is an admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa with over 10 years of post-qualification experience, extensive knowledge in a number of practice areas, contributing to his expanded knowledge and unique experience.

Keith specialises in, inter alia, all aspects of Commercial Law (drafting, negotiating, vetting agreements), Commercial Litigation, Insurance law, Trust Law and Dispute Resolution (mediation and arbitration). His commercial knowledge and prior litigation experience assists clients to adopt a more practical approach to negotiations. Commercial clients in the construction and mining industry have exposed Keith to mining right acquisition, offtake agreements, shareholder (including South African Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment “B-BBEE” requirements), debt and security structures in the construction, mining, and commodities space.

Keith’s commercial clients over the years have included several private equity investors and sovereign wealth funds which places him in the best position to assist your already established and high growth business.