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Brent Williams, CEO, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

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We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of your Chairman and Senior Partner, and our colleague, Rob Legh. He was an extraordinary lawyer and widely respected leader of your firm and our profession. That he was also collegial, polite and pragmatic – to a fault, despite the typical exigencies that accompany the leadership of a corporate law firm and the challenging circumstances in our broader environment, must mean that his loss will be deeply felt by us all, and Bowmans no less.

It is at least comforting to know that on account of his contributions and leadership over decades, he will have left an indelible mark on Bowmans and its enduring standing as a premier South African corporate law firm and a proud legacy for its partners and junior lawyers.

Thabile, I, our firm’s leadership and the directors of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, grieve Rob’s loss with his family and our Bowmans colleagues. Trust that we have you in our thoughts at this incredibly difficult juncture we face as a humanity.