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A tax attorney from ENSafrica has moved his practice to Bowmans in Johannesburg.

A tax attorney from ENSafrica has moved his practice to Bowmans in Johannesburg.

Only a few months after losing the partner Chris Green to Pinsent Freemason in South Africa, Archers brought in Mike Benetello, a tax professional ENAfrica, where he spent three years and retired as head and managing director as a joint tax practice.

Benetello is now working as a tax advisor at Bowmans in Johannesburg, expanding the firm’s competencies in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and mining law as well as international tax law.

Before ENSafrica, Benetello was seven years as PwC, as a partner and leader in Africa, specializing in M&A and taxes, based in Johannesburg.

Corporate restructuring and debt matters as well as private equity transactions, disputes, executive share schemes and payroll taxes, international planning and tax due diligence are part of Benetello’s practice. He has also worked on banking and financial matters, as well as tax aspects of corporate rescue.

Benetello started his career with serious where he was a partner went to join KPMG where he was also a partner and became head of international taxation. During this time he also became chairman of the national tax committee at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

He is also currently a member of the Corporate Tax and International Tax Committee of the South African Institute of Taxation.

“In recent years we have focused on expanding our Africa-wide tax practice to meet the growing needs of our clients across the continent,” said Bowmans’ vice chairman Ezra Davids in a statement.

He highlighted Benetello’s “22 years of experience in complex tax matters” as a great asset for Bowmans’ tax department and its clients.

Two years after opening the law firm in Mauritius, two transaction partners, including one from PwC, joined Bowmans in March.

Berkeley Research Group expanded its professional team in Johannesburg by hiring Sibahle Magadla in March last year after opening her office in Johannesburg in late 2019.

Other jobs in Johannesburg include FOR Piperhiring a derivatives lawyer Bridget King the end Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr March.

Bowmans eyes ENSafrica to rent for Johannesburg