Established in 1982, Koep & Partners offers a comprehensive legal service to clients with business interests in Southern Africa. The firm offers a broad spectrum of expertise in areas ranging from banking and finance to mining and the energy sector. The diverse practice features prominently on M&A and project financing and has significant presence in areas such as IP and competition law.
The firm represents some of the largest construction firms in Namibia. As a result, the firm also has knowledge of Fidic contracts.
The Firm has advised clients on various aspects of information and communication technology, including licensing requirements, agreements relating to information and communication technology, taxation issues, control over content, control over video games, intellectual property issues and litigation aspects.
The Firm represents some of the biggest mining houses in Namibia and on occasion advises the Namibian Chamber of Mines. Environment.
The Firm consistently represents two of the four banks in Namibia. The Firm annually attends the Annual Banking Law Update in Johannesburg (and has done so for the past eighteen years) in order to keep abreast of national and international developments in the Banking Sector.
Koep & Partners maintains an enviable reputation in this market for its role in banking and finance, restructuring and insolvency. Peers agree that the firm makes its presence felt in commercial transactions, with the team also frequently advising both lenders and borrowers on finance deals, notably in the projects space. A go-to for international banking clients, the firm is equally active in the mining and oil and gas sectors. Litigation and alternative dispute resolution, particularly with regard to labour and employment, are further areas of focus for the team. – Chambers and Partners