Alchemy Law's founding members have a long and established track record within the corporate legal space.

Our professionals are here to assist with your requirements

Alchemy Law Africa is a specialised provider of strategic corporate commercial legal services. We make use of the synergy of a network of the best professionals in their fields and modern developments in our industry to implement a high-quality value additive delivery model to clients. This disruptive approach to the legal market is being led by experienced practitioners who have built and lead successful law firms before.

Our experts are supported in turn by industry leading alternative innovative legal service providers and international networks to deliver a modern and unique, alchemistic and cost effective approach to providing creative solutions to our client’s most complicated corporate and commercial challenges on the African continent and beyond.


Johan Anton Roodt


With over 40 years’ experience, Johan Roodt is internationally recognised as a leading specialist attorney in the fields of local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities, energy and resources, competition and regulatory law.

Morné van der Merwe


Morné is a recognised international deal maker. Before starting Alchemy Law Africa, Morne was the managing partner and practice group head for the Johannesburg office of a global law firm.

Fani Dingiswayo


ani has extensive experience in private legal practice and as an in-house lawyer. Before starting Alchemy Law Africa, Fani was a partner in the Disputes Department of a global law firm.

Wildu du Plessis


Wildu is a well known expert on Africa. Before starting Alchemy Law Africa, Wildu was the global practice head for Africa for a global law firm.


Natashua Coetzer


She has experience in commercial contracts, competition law, company law, corporate governance, regulatory work and mergers and acquisitions ranging from small to large mergers.