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By Godfrey Olukya   13-1-2015  


 Renown MDAttorneys , a corporate law firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa, announced that international corporate attorney Mansur M. Nuruddin has joined the firm as a partner, leading the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice.

A statement issued today by MD Attorneys said Mansur is an Ivy League educated, international corporate lawyer with over 15 years of experience in complex corporate transactions. Mansur has had the unique experience of working on four continents, i.e., North America, Europe, Asia and now Africa. He began his legal career with the Wall Street law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where he spent nearly seven years between Cravath’s New York and London offices. Mansur has also worked for Herbert Smith in Hong Kong and most recently in South Africa for Bowman Gilfillan.

Prior to joining MD Attorneys, Mansur was the Managing Partner of Nuruddin & Associates – a boutique legal and financial advisory firm. Mansur said “MD Attorneys has an exceptional group of attorneys that bring strong South African law capabilities to my international clients looking to do deals in South Africa. Further, MD Attorneys’ leading fund practice provides an ideal platform for building a world class M&A practice. I am excited to join a group of attorneys with a similar vision and commitment to excellence.”

Michael Denenga, Managing Partner of MDAttorneys, said “We believe that Mansur’s international corporate law experience is unparalleled in the South African legal market and his arrival will add an even greater level of expertise to the M&A team and will help us to increase the scope of services we provide to our clients.”

Mansur has a BA with honors from Columbia University in New York City, where he was the recipient of the Kluge Fellowship. Mansur also has a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications from New York University, where he received the NSEP Graduate Enhancement Fellowship and the ITP Academic Excellence Award.

Mansur received his Juris Doctorate from New York University School Law, where he was the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship. Mansur is admitted to the Bar in the State of New York, and is a member of the New York Bar Association; the American Bar Association; the Asia-Pacific Bar Association; and the International Bar Association.




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