Areas of Practice
+ Corporate & Commercial
+ Regulatory & Advisory
+ Capital Markets
+ LLB (University of Botswana)
+ LLM (Commercial Law) (University of Cape Town) (candidate)
Obakeng Lebotse is a Partner at Bookbinder Business Law in the Corporate Department , and Co-Head of the Conveyancing Department. He has a broad corporate (including M&A) and commercial practice and advises on all aspects of local and cross-border transactions.
Obakeng’s practice areas span a number of specialisations, with a particular emphasis on general corporate and commercial advisory, conveyancing and real estate, competition, banking and finance, debt capital markets, regulatory and compliance (including data protection), employment and labour, as well as intellectual property. Obakeng works for a global client base across a wide range of sectors, notably in financial services, tourism and hospitality, retail, and energy.
On the conveyancing and real estate side, Obakeng deals primarily with residential and commercial property, and associated financing transactions. He has experience in all types of Botswana property transactions, including real estate structures, real estate financing, acquisitions and disposals, leasing matters, as well as construction and development agreements.
Obakeng is an admitted Attorney, Conveyancer, and Notary Public of the High Court of Botswana. He holds an LLB from the University of Botswana and is an LLM candidate (Commercial Law) with the University of Cape Town.