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Senior Associate | Johannesburg

Walter Botes

Walter is an LLB graduate from the Rand Afrikaans University (RAU) and an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa (Gauteng Division).

He has more than (15) years of post-articles experience with (4) years in the position of Senior Legal Counsel for a Group of Companies operating in the South African Payments Industry.

He has vast experience in diversified fields of legal practice having started out his career as a multi-disciplined legal practitioner. He is skilled in commercial and civil litigation, contract negotiation and drafting, as well as dispute resolution, amongst various other disciplines. 

He has a relentless commitment to best practice and an innovative approach to managing legal affairs. He is passionate about providing sound legal advice, as well as the development and implementation of legal strategies.

He joined the Tiefenthaler Team to combine his diversified legal experience and knowledge with Tiefenthaler’s specialist construction, mining and engineering expertise.

He has a robust talent for relationship building and negotiation tactics, combined with a natural flair for simplifying complex problems into workable solutions.

His spare time is spent in a swimming pool training as a Provincial Masters’ Open Water Swimmer, as well as spending time with his family.