Brent Petersen is an admitted attorney of the High Court with experience in corporate and commercial law, oil and gas law, property law and competition law.
He is a versatile practitioner and the first point of contact for client’s who require legally precise and commercially sound advice. Brent focuses on understanding the client’s objectives and business, as he sees this as a crucial component to provide them with full end legal guidance.
He has a strong background in commercial, corporate and contract law, specializing in company establishment and transactional work for SME’s, start-ups or established companies. His work includes the drafting and negotiating of all industry related agreements for all facets of businesses. A significant part of his work also includes advisory services on acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and the facilitation and implementation of various deal phases.
With regards to oil and gas has acted and secured, for national and international companies, the award for technical operation permits, exploration right applications (including the renewal thereof) in terms of South Africa law. His work also extends to regulatory and advisory advice, which includes the drafting of all upstream agreements.
Brent regularly works on property related matters pertaining to leasing, buying, selling and resolving landlord and tenant disputes in respect of commercial and residential leases. He has also drafted various agreements arising from property-related transactions for a major listed fuel retail provider.
He also advises on competition law matters, which includes all aspects of compliance, dealing with complaints regarding prohibited practices, merger notifications, submission of corporate leniency applications and negotiating consent orders.
Having worked for clients across the supply chain, whether they are emerging or established companies, Brent’s experience means that he takes a practical and commercially focused approach to provide value to achieve his client’s goals.