Thomson Wilks has substantial experience in commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, take-overs, structured finance, floatations on the J.S.E. and general commercial and contractual matters. We feature amongst the top 50 deal-making law firms in South Africa as published in the annual Ernst & Young "Mergers & Acquisitions Review".
We have a strong litigation practice, with the experience and ability to deal with highly complex commercial litigation down to basic legal collections. Thomson Wilks has an enviable record of success in litigation and matters in which we have been involved have featured regularly in the law reports.
We also have experience in insolvency related matters and have been involved in a number of large liquidations both locally and overseas.
The firm has developed "new technology" areas of law particularly in the areas of biotechnology and telecommunications. We are confident that our expertise in these two areas of law provides us with a significant competitive advantage. As a result of our expertise in these areas of law, certain members of the firm have been appointed to the boards of a number of local biotechnology and telecommunication companies.
We act for a variety of large, medium and small enterprise companies, some of which are listed on the J.S.E. Securities Exchange. We also represent several international companies with interests in South Africa.
We have a large and efficient conveyancing department with experience in all aspects of conveyancing.
Over the years we have established extremely good relationships with a number of prominent practices in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand which regularly provide assistance to our clients when required. We have also been of assistance to legal firms from Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Turkey and the United States