Nick Magowan

Nick is a director of Malan Scholes Inc, with international and local experience as a corporate and commercial attorney. He was admitted as an attorney in 2005 and as a solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales in 2009. He specialises in commercial and corporate law.

+27 (0)10 020 5025





  • BA LLB
  • Post-graduate certificate in mineral and petroleum law
  • Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Recent Experience:

  • Acting for the Seriti Resources Consortium in connection with its proposed acquisition of certain coal mines from Anglo American for R2.3 billion (2017)
  • Acting as local counsel to Aquarius Platinum Limited in connection with its USD294 million amalgamation with Sibanye Platinum Limited (2016)
  • Counsel for the Masimong Group in its acquisition of a controlling stake in the Liviero Group, for an undisclosed sum (2016)
  • Counsel to Aquarius Platinum Limited in the disposal of its Everest Mine to Northam Platinum for R450 million (2015)
  • Counsel to DRDGOLD Limited in the R191 million buy-out of BEE minority shareholders in its subsidiaries (2015)