David Polovin

Senior Consultant

David is a qualified Attorney and practices as a Consultant at BBP Law.  David has more than 30 years post-qualification experience in legal practice.

David specializes in commercial litigation, arbitration, business law and deal-making with vast experience and successfully serves large corporations, government organizations and private clients in South Africa and internationally.

David places integrity and professionalism first and his engaging personality is a significant advantage. David’s standing in the community is reflected in his chairmanship and membership of multiple organizations including public and private bodies.



He serves corporations, local government organisations and private clients in South Africa and internationally and has formidable experience in business law, negotiations and deal-making, commercial litigation and arbitration. Certain high level matters dealt with by him include consulting to:

  • Barclays Bank UK and South Africa in connection with the re-establishment and commencement of business in South Africa prior to the acquisition of Absa Bank. 
  • Tsiba Education and JP Morgan Bank in connection with the latter’s first BEE transaction in South Africa. 
  • LGT Bank (Switzerland) in connection with various transnational confidential transactions. 
  • Swedish Match AB in connection with its establishment and acquisition of assets in South Africa, and subsequent disinvestment. 
  • Imperial Holdings Ltd and certain operating companies, mainly motor holdings. 
  • SGS (SA) (international quality management auditors) 
  • Cottonwood Technologies Inc. (private equity investment) 
  • Sage Life Ltd. 
  • Engen Petroleum, mainly in respect of high level litigious matters. 
  • Cape Agulhas Municipality. 
  • Western Cape Gambling & Racing Board. 
  • High net worth private individuals relating to personal affairs. 
  • Public service NGOs including ratepayer and civic associations.

  • Commercial and Corporate 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial litigation
  • Internal Business Law
  • Administrative and Constitutional Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Property Law
  • Construction Law
  • Competition Law
  • Oil and Gas

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23 Hofmeyr Street

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