Paul holds BA and LLB degrees from the University of Cape Town (Dean’s Merit List) and a certificate in Advanced Company Law from the University of the Witwatersrand. Paul is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
Paul commenced practice at C&A Friedlander Inc, one of the oldest law firms in Cape Town, where he gained commercial and property litigation and drafting experience before relocating to Johannesburg to take up a position at Roodt Inc, a specialised corporate and commercial law firm where his focus was mergers and acquisitions. Paul was a director of Roodt Inc before establishing Truter Jones Inc with Amy Jones.
Paul’s experience is varied and he has represented local and international firms in a broad spectrum of transactional work, including sales of shares, sales of businesses, acquisitions and disposals of commercial property, restructuring and demerger agreements, shareholders agreements, mining and renewable energy related matters, black economic empowerment and various other commercial transactions.
Paul has represented firms before the South African competition authorities in large and intermediate mergers and prohibited practice proceedings, in various arbitrations and high court proceedings and before South African gambling and betting regulators.
Personal Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0)87 820 7193
Fax: +27 (0)86 520 1746
Amy holds BA and LLB degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand where she graduated cum laude, was named the top Moot student and nominated to the Dean’s List. Amy is a member of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law and an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
Amy’s legal career commenced at Bouwers Inc, an eminent South African intellectual property law firm. Through her experience in intellectual property law Amy developed an interest in commercial law, particularly the commercial exploitation of intellectual property. She developed her knowledge of commercial law when she joined Roodt Inc as an associate, and was promoted to the position of director prior to the establishment of Truter Jones Inc.
Amy has been involved in local and multinational transactional work, including the disposal by international firms of their interests in local firms in the water treatment, textiles, chemicals, paper specialities and emulsions and mining industries. Amy has advised various local and international firms on the Companies Act, 71 of 2008, including the procedural aspects of company registration and administration and the substantive aspects of corporate governance. She has drafted the memoranda of incorporation of over fifty companies and has extensive experience in drafting various commercial agreements.
Amy has also prepared merger notifications and filings to the Competition Authorities and Takeover Regulation Panel, respectively, and has represented betting operators in administrative, competition and copyright infringement proceedings.
Personal Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0)87 820 7191
Fax: +27 (0)86 295 5595