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Bowmans appoints Mark Linington as tax executive in Johannesburg

23 October 2023 | Commercial Property

Leading African law firm Bowmans continues to enhance the breadth and depth of its offering in tax, this time with the appointment of Mark Linington as tax executive in its Johannesburg office.

Linington is a chartered accountant with 28 years’ experience as a tax adviser.

‘Mark is a well-known and respected practitioner and will enhance the capacity of our Tax Practice in Johannesburg,’ says Ezra Davids, Bowmans chairman and senior partner.

Linington specialises in the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including private equity buyouts, disposals and restructurings, fund formation, distressed debt restructuring and recapitalisation, and broad-based black economic empowerment structures. His expertise is recognised by both Chambers Global and the Legal 500.

He has a BAccSc in Financial Accounting from the University of South Africa, as well as higher diplomas in taxation and accounting from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Davids concludes, ‘Mark is an outstanding professional with a well-established track record as a leading tax practitioner. We are delighted to welcome a person of his calibre to Bowmans with our unique platform as a world class Pan African law firm.’