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Dimitri Cavvadas_Lawyer_Johannesburg

Dimitri Cavvadas

Partner Fasken
A sophisticated understanding of the underlying regulatory environment is essential for deal making in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Jurisdiction South Africa, 1996 | England, 1997
Language(s) Greek, Afrikaans, English
Office(s) Johannesburg


Dimitri Cavvadas is a highly regarded corporate & commercial lawyer in Johannesburg, advising clients on cross border mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, primarily in the natural resources sector.

His expertise includes working on equity capital raisings on the JSE, TSX and LSE, and on sophisticated cross border acquisitions and disposals. Dimitri also has in-depth expertise with transaction structuring and implementation, compliance with applicable securities laws, and the regulatory aspects of transaction implementation.

Working with issuers, underwriters, corporate advisers, and companies seeking to transact in Africa, he leverages his extensive transactional experience in Anglophone and Francophone Africa, to advise clients on legal risks.


  • IFLR1000 , IFLR 1000 2020 to 2022
  • IFLR 1000, IFLR 1000 2018
  • Legal 500 Europe Middle East and Africa, The Legal 500 Europe Middle East and Africa 2014 to 2017
IFLR 1000 Publication name with laurels IFLR 1000 IFLR1000 Recognised by IFLR as a notable practitioner in the areas of Capital Markets: Equity and M&A.
IFLR 1000 Publication name with laurels IFLR 1000 IFLR 1000
Legal 500 Publication name with laurels The Legal 500 Europe Middle East and Africa Legal 500 Europe Middle East and Africa Recognised by Legal 500 as a key partner in Corporate Law / Mergers & Acquisitions (2014 - 2017 editions) and Mining (2015 edition).

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Career & Education


  • LLB University of Cape Town

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member Legal Practice Council of South Africa


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