Web Round MC 1Designation: Managing Director

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B Juris
H Dip Man Prac (Cum Laude)
H Dip Tax

Focus Areas: Commercial & Management

MC Botha is the Managing Director of Joubert Galpin Searle Inc. one of the biggest corporate law firms in the Eastern Cape.

He grew up on a farm in the Eastern Cape, matriculated at Gill College in Somerset East and graduated from the University of Port Elizabeth (now Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University) in 1985 with a degree in law.

He joined Joubert Galpin Searle Inc. in 1987 and became a Partner of the then partnership during 1989, and was appointed Managing Director of Joubert Galpin Searle Inc. in 1997.

MC practices commercial law and focuses primarily on corporate, commercial and constitutional law, construction, procurement law and the structuring of commercial transactions. He has developed a special interest in the law affecting the energy sector, public procurement law, corporate governance and competition law.

MC has presented a series of seminars on the legal implications of the Internet and e-Commerce, Corporate Governance, the new Companies Act and public procurement. He acts as the legal advisor to numerous corporates, both listed and unlisted throughout South Africa.

He serves on the Faculty Advisory Board for the Faculty of Law at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, and is the Vice President of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber.

MC is married to Joanna and is the proud stepfather of Lauren and James. He is also a keen cyclist and enjoys wildlife, photography, scuba diving and reading.