Nicola Malan


Nicola is a director of Malan Scholes Inc. She was admitted as an attorney in 2000. Her areas of expertise are corporate and commercial law and she has practised in both South Africa and New York. She has recently expanded her practice to include commercial mediation.

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  • Certificate Programme in Advanced Corporate and Securities Law (cum laude)
  • Diploma in Corporate Law, University of Johannesburg (cum laude)
  • Attorney of the High Court of South Africa

Recent Experience:

  • Legal counsel to numerous private companies on BEE transactions, sales and acquisitions, which included advising on transaction structures, sale agreements, shareholders agreements, memoranda of incorporation and/or trust deeds and conducting due diligence investigations.
  • Legal counsel to international company on its South African BEE transaction and internal restructuring (2016).
  • Legal counsel to mining company regarding financing transaction with another mining company which included advising on and drafting loan agreement and security documents (2015).
  • Legal counsel for TÜV SÜD AG, a German company, in the sale of shares held in its South African subsidiary to the Kapela Holdings Group as part of TÜV SÜD AG’s BEE initiative in South Africa (2015).
  • Legal counsel for Thebe Reed Exhibitions (Pty) Ltd in the acquisition of the African Automation Fair business, the premier automation industry event in Southern Africa (2015).
  • Legal counsel for Omnicom Group Inc, an American company, in its broad-based black economic transactions in South Africa (2014 and 2015).