Christiaan Cronjé is a Namibian Commercial Attorney. He holds both Accounting and Law degrees from the University of Stellenbosch and a postgraduate diploma in Drafting and Interpretation of Contracts from the University of Johannesburg.
Christiaan is a member of the Law Society of Namibia, the Institute for Directors in Southern Africa and the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners.
He further serves on the boards of a number of prominent Namibian institutions.
- Commercial Transactions
- Business Structures
- Corporate Advisory
Christiaan Cronjé is a highly regarded Namibian Commercial Attorney with a proven track record of providing exceptional legal services in the areas of Commercial Transactions, Business Structures, Tax, Corporate Advisory, and Insolvency.
Christiaan is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Law Society of Namibia, the Institute for Directors in Southern Africa, the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners and the South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association. Additionally, he serves on the boards of several prominent Namibian institutions.
In the area of commercial law, Christiaan is highly regarded as one of the best deal structuring specialists in Namibia. He provides a comprehensive service that goes beyond mere contract drafting, and he assists clients in understanding transactions, provides advice on all aspects of commercial transactions, including structure, risk, tax, and financing. He represents a number of clients in the financial services sector, including Namibian commercial banks, insurance companies, pension funds, and unlisted investment fund managers.
Christiaan is well-versed in the law regulating corporate structures and has extensive experience in the structuring and implementation of both listed and unlisted structures with regards to debt and equity instruments. He regularly provides training seminars to members of various boards on corporate governance best practices.
In the area of insolvency, Christiaan is one of the few Namibian Attorneys who regularly accepts appointments on insolvent estates. He has practical experience in insolvency law that has proven invaluable to clients in a challenging economy where insolvency risks from counterparties and solvency risks are a concern.
Christiaan is known for his ability to find innovative and practical solutions to the problems faced by clients. His dedication to hard work, combined with his knowledge of the law and his humility, allows him to add real value to his clients’ endeavors. He has been ranked as one of the leading lawyers in Namibia by Chambers and Partners Global Edition, with recognition for his “broad transactional expertise,” “excellent understanding and experience regarding a business as a whole,” and “impressive client roster.”