Name: Hanneke Farrand
Firm Name: Farrand Global
Jurisdiction: South Africa
Practice Area: Trust and Tax Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Hanneke Farrand as our exclusively recommended Fiduciary Consultancy expert in South Africa. If you wish to get in touch with Hanneke please use the contact information provided above.

Hanneke Farrand specialises in local and international individual and employees’ tax matters. She also assists clients with the establishment and ongoing implementation of appropriate structures in various jurisdictions for purposes of expanding their international business operations, growing personal wealth or planning for future generations.

Hanneke also focuses on cross-border transactions and disclosure requirements for individuals and families, with a specific focus on the various tax and exchange control implications. She advises individuals on the application of the Common Reporting Standards provisions and the implications of the automatic exchange of information between jurisdictions.

Hanneke also provides tax litigation support relating to her areas of expertise. She has helped numerous clients regularise their tax and exchange control affairs with the South African Revenue Service and the South African Reserve Bank through various voluntary disclosure programmes and negotiations with these authorities.

Hanneke is a member of the International Bar Association, STEP and the worldwide professional association that assists individuals and families to manage their assets.

Hanneke is recognised as a leading/recommended lawyer by:

  • Best Lawyers®: Lawyer of the Year for Tax (2020), Trusts and Estates (2021)
  • Best Lawyers®: Recommended Lawyer for Tax, Trusts and Estates (2019, 2018) and for Recommended Lawyer for Tax (2017, 2016, 2015)
  • Chambers High Net Worth Ranked Lawyer in Private Wealth Law (South Africa) (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)

Area of expertise

  • Private Clients
  • Tax


  • BA (University of Johannesburg)
  • LLB (University of Johannesburg)
  • LLM (Tax) (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa

Firm Description:

With an extensive network and over 25 years’ experience and expertise, the Farrand Group brings together a wealth of knowledge across the fiduciary, cross border tax, financial and commercial advice sectors. Based in the Isle of Man and with strong links to South Africa, the Farrand Group is uniquely skilled and perfectly set up to assist South African enterprises with expansion and relocation into this attractive jurisdiction. Our services fall under two entities – select either Farrand Global or Farrand Attorneys to find out more about our offering.

Hanneke has created a new practice bringing together partners with a diverse knowledge base and a global understanding of modern business.