Wealth of experience
The firm specialises in all matters commercial, including intellectual property, estate administration, conveyancing, mergers and acquisitions, finance and infrastructure transactions, cross-border financing, due diligence reviews and reports, tenement reports, legal opinions, contractual drafting, advising and representing clients in negotiations and drafting subsequent agreements, and the provision of advisory and regulatory services to corporate and commercial entities in various sectors such as mining, environment, petroleum and energy, information technology and telecommunications.
The firm also has an active litigation department in respect of general civil and commercial matters, as well as matters relating to labour, trademark litigation, mining law, competition law and mergers and acquisitions.
ESP also has long standing relationships with correspondent firms and act on instructions of some of the most prominent legal firms in South Africa and globally. During 2013, ESP concluded a Collaboration Agreement with the eminent South African practice Webber Wentzel, through which ESP can access capacity and experience not otherwise available in Namibia.
Our team brings:
- The right approach. We aim to provide clear, straightforward solutions, to think ahead and identify those issues likely to impact our client, to ensure there are no surprises, addressing legal risks.
- The right expertise. We have a range of technical specialists and deep sector knowledge.
- The right mind-set. We think forward and we are passionate about how to add value to our clients.
ESP supports the objectives of the NEEEF, the principles of ownership, equity and management participation, employment equity and skills development and complies with the provisions of the Affirmative Action (Employment) Act 24 of 1998. ESP is committed to transformation, empowerment and diversity. Forty five per cent of the partnership is owned by previously disadvantaged persons. ESP therefore qualifies as a BBEE-empowered company as per the Namibian Financial Sector Charter provisions.
ESP is committed to the social upliftment and enrichment of the Namibian nation by making positive financial contributions to various worthy charitable causes, the focus of which is on organisations that promote education and learning.
We also do frequent pro bono work involving individuals or organisations involved in worthy causes and provide legal assistance to these individuals or organisations when required.