Director – BA LLB LLM (UCT)
Adrian founded Dommisse Attorneys in 2009, after 7 years in the UK as an investment banker (at Unicredit) and credit analyst (at Fitch Ratings). Dommisse Attorneys has established a reputation as one of the country’s leading law firms servicing innovative and disruptive clients – with the goal of helping them to fund and grow their corporate value on an international basis.
Adrian’s practice leverages his experience, focusing on international transactions including inwards private equity investment into South African companies, and a special focus on structuring and implementing client’s business models offshore. In this regard, Adrian and his team provide a complete solution to clients’ aspiration to set up offshore and to grow their group’s value through creating IP and retaining profit in hard currency.
So, in addition to the legal structuring performed by Dommisse Attorneys, Adrian runs our firms’ associate company in the UK (Nomad Consulting) which helps to build the strategic model for South African client’s to commercially resource their offshore company, building IP offshore and co-ordinating the implementation of the strategy.
Adrian has worked as an attorney at Webber Wenztel in Johannesburg from 1998 to 2001, and ENS Africa in Cape Town in 2008 to 2009. He holds a degree in Economics and two law degrees including a masters in South African and English company law and international law. He is married to Elaine, has three children, and in his spare time he makes wine, coaches Crossfit, reads, runs on the mountain and eats chocolate.