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Dentons in South Africa announces two partner promotions as its growth continues

08 April 2022 Dentons South Africa
Muhammad Patel

Muhammad Patel

Robert Parring

Robert Parring

Dentons in South Africa has announced the promotion of two new partners. Muhammad Patel and Robert Parring, whose roles commenced effective 1 April 2022. The announcement came at a time where the firm proudly celebrated its 10th year anniversary and sees continued growth both in SA as well as across Africa, where it is now present in 11 countries and 82 globally.

Zaeem Soofie, CEO of Dentons South Africa says, “Rob and Muhammad are excellent examples of the diverse and multi-talented colleagues who help make Dentons South Africa what it is today. Both have come through the ranks with the firm and have demonstrated commitment and capability befitting partners of the world’s largest law firm. I congratulate and wish them continued success.”

Dentons Africa CEO, Noor Kapdi, congratulated both partners on their promotion, noting it was another step in the cultivation of homegrown talent that makes Dentons the leading and only Pan African firm owned and operated by Africans able to support the array of regional and global clients of the firm.

The new partners’ profiles:
Muhammad Patel, Johannesburg – specialises in intellectual property law and the enforcement of IP rights, trademarks, and copyright, with particular focus on enforcing such rights in Africa. Muhammad is recognised by World Trademark Review 1000 and IP Stars.

Robert Parring, Cape Town – specialises in corporate law and commercial law. Robert also manages the Africa Nexus service offering to assist clients that have multijurisdictional requirements in Africa.

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