Bernard du Plessis is an executive at ENSafrica where he jointly leads the tax department with Peter Dachs. He is a chartered accountant and specialises in advising on international mergers and acquisitions, international fund structuring, private equity, corporate and project finance transactions. He also extensively advises on exchange control implications of international transactions and on tax dispute resolutions. Bernard’s experience includes advising on global projects, including structuring of complex international commercial transactions, mergers, acquisitions, group reorganizations of international and local listed and unlisted companies, infrastructure projects in various industries such as telecommunication and e-commerce, logistics, finance, mining, construction, and energy. He has also advised on international private equity transactions and has advised on the establishment of various international investment funds, including in the property and development sectors. Bernard extensively advises on pan-African transactions and has substantial experience on structuring and planning African investment structures and transactions.
Patrick is the head of the Belgian Tax practice. He specialises in M&A tax, financial tax, incentives tax, tax dispute resolution and tax risk management. He is the author of a manual on Belgian withholding tax and published numerous articles in national and international tax reviews. He regularly lectures on tax related topics and is a director of the International Fiscal Association’s executive committee, Belgian branch. Patrick is consistently recommended by several independent legal directories.