Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to continue Rui Lopes as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Environmental Law expert in South Africa.
Rui Lopes is the Managing Director of Lopes Attorneys Inc., a law firm based in the heart of Johannesburg, specialising in general dispute resolution, anti-bribery and corruption, healthcare and animal law. He has also assisted in advising clients in relation to Business Rescue proceedings within the South African company law landscape as well as with regulatory-related queries in an array of fields, including broadcasting, the motor industry and data privacy.
Rui has also assisted in conducting arbitration for multinational clients and conducting compliance investigations in relation to potential contraventions the United States’ Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK’s Bribery Act, both in English and in Portuguese. Due to Rui’s multilingual capabilities, he has assisted various clients in relation to the acquisition of entities based in Portugal and Mozambique.
Prior to establishing Lopes Attorneys Inc. Rui was an attorney at Baker McKenzie’s Johannesburg office. Lopes Attorneys Inc. was established in order to provide cutting edge and cost effective legal services within South Africa and across the African market.
Rui has been recognised as of the leading young lawyers in Africa by Africa Legal Week, as well as a Legal Influencer for the Middle East and Africa region by Lexology on two separate occasions and his opinion pieces have been featured in leading media platforms across both South Africa and Africa.
- Environmental Law
- Dispute Resolution Law
- Healthcare Law
- Animal Law
- Company Law