Nicholas Bent & Associates offers cross-border M&A and other legal expertise

In today’s interconnected world, businesses often operate across borders, navigating complex legal landscapes that span multiple jurisdictions. For clients and South African law firms requiring assistance with UK law matters, Nicholas Bent & Associates offers specialised cross-border legal services. With expertise in both UK and South African law, we provide tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of clients for M&A and other corporate and commercial matters. Nick Bent is qualified as an attorney in South Africa and as a solicitor in England & Wales.

Cross border M&A transactions

Our unique offering:

At Nicholas Bent & Associates, we understand the challenges of conducting business in multiple jurisdictions. That’s why we differentiate ourselves from South African law firms by offering a unique blend of expertise in both UK and South African law. Our team of experienced legal professionals is well-equipped to provide comprehensive legal support, ensuring seamless transactions and optimal outcomes for our clients.

Cross border M&A transactions

Key services:

Cross-border transactions:

We facilitate cross-border M&A and other transactions, navigating the complexities of UK and South African law to ensure compliance and mitigate risks.

Contract drafting and review:

Our team assists clients with drafting and reviewing cross-border commercial and technology contracts, providing clarity and protection in international business dealings.

Data privacy:

We advise clients on international data privacy matters, particularly UK and EU data privacy laws, helping them navigate legal frameworks and avoid potential pitfalls.

Other international services:

Given our 20+ years’ experience advising on international legal matters, we also advise generally on transactions in the US, Europe and other jurisdictions. Where necessary we will engage our panel of local firms for country-specific advice.

Cross border M&A transactions


With a focus on delivering tailored solutions and exceptional client service, Nicholas Bent & Associates is your trusted partner for cross-border legal matters. Contact us today to learn more about how we can support your international business endeavours and help you achieve your objectives with confidence.

Cross border M&A transactions

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We at Nicholas Bent & Associates are excited to assist you and your businesses in starting your path to greatness.

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We have significant international experience, particularly in the US, UK and Europe. Our international services include:

  • Cross border commercial and technology transactions
  • Cross border M&A transactions and equity investments
  • Policies for compliance with international laws (e.g. personal data, bribery & corruption)
  • Qualified as a solicitor in the UK
  • Worldwide jurisdictions including US, UK, and Europe