Bobby Lanham-Love


Bobby is a commercial lawyer with more than 20 years post-qualification experience in legal practice. Bobby successfully serves large corporations, government organisations and private clients in South Africa and internationally.

Bobby is based in Johannesburg.


Bobby’s experience in various aspects of law includes:

  • Contractual – Drafting and interpretation of contracts; including the full suite of agreements of a leading Petroleum company, Shareholders Agreements, Memorandums of Incorporation, Loan Agreements, Sale of Asset Agreements, Sale of Business Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Suretyships, Acknowledgement of Debt Agreements, Franchise Agreements, Service Level Agreements; Licensing Agreements, Non-disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements, Conditions of Sale, Mandates.
  • Commercial – Advice on numerous large and medium sized commercial transactions and negotiations. Acquisitions and sales of businesses.
  • Section 311 Scheme of Arrangement – All aspects attended to resulting in a successful scheme being approved and implemented
  • Litigation – High Court applications and actions, inter alia – Interdicts, Specific Performance, Foreclosures, Eviction Applications.
  • Section 12B Applications in terms of the Petroleum Products Act – Litigation attended to both locally and cross border.
  • Insolvency – Numerous large and urgent liquidation and sequestration applications amounting to hundreds of millions of rands, claim forms, debt review matters.
  • Business Rescue – Extensive experience representing creditors in the process as well as advising Business Rescue Practitioners.
  • Credit –Cessions of book debts and proceeds, calling up of debtors book, managing the collection of funds due to clients in respect of cessions and suretyships.
  • Environmental Law – Knowledge of both the National Environmental Management Act and the National Environmental Waste Management Act, advice on decommissioning of sites.
  • Energy Law – extensive knowledge of the Petroleum Pipelines Act, Petroleum Products Act, Gas Act, Gas By-Laws and all Regulations thereto.
  • B-BBEE – Providing legal opinions and extensive advice on the implementation of and legal structuring of ownership structures as well as on the BEE Codes of Good Practice. Advising various multi-national companies regarding B-BBEE compliance. Drafting of the applicable agreements to give effect to ownership structures and to formulate representations on behalf of clients to the BEE Commission.
  • Successful reported Judgments :
    • Murray N.O. & Another v FirstRand Bank Limited t/a Wesbank, 2015 (3) SA 438 (SCA)
    • Engen Petroleum Limited v Gundu Service Station & Others, SCA 20016/2014 & CCT123/2014
    • Ockie Strydom v Engen Petroleum Limited, 2013 (2) SA 187 (SCA)
    • Engen Petroleum Limited v Multi Waste (Pty) Limited, 2011 JDR 1458
    • Barloworld South Africa (Pty) Limited v Blue Chip Mining & Drilling (Pty) Limited, NCPD 332/2015

Head Office

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26 Hofmeyr Street

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