Izak ViljoenDirector | Attorney
Areas of Expertise
- Construction & Mining Law
- Corporate Governance
- Insurance Law
- Contract Negotiation
- Development Agreements
Izak is an experienced commercial attorney, specialising in construction and mining law, corporate governance, insurance law and contractual matters for local and international firms. Within these areas of resources, infrastructure and corporate law, he has significant expertise in construction and service contracts, development agreements, project commercialisation, arbitration and adjudication of construction-related disputes, joint ventures and strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions, corporate and project fund raising, and asset purchases and sales.
“Using our extensive knowledge and experience, we aim to add value and practical solutions.
Izak completed his degree in Business Management and Law from the University of North West in 2008 and received an LLB degree in 2009. He also obtained a Certificate in Prospecting and Mining Law from University of the Witwatersrand. After completing his Articles, he joined an esteemed firm of attorneys specialising in insurance law, where he acted on behalf of two of South Africa’s largest insurance companies.
Izak served as in-house legal for a multinational blue chip mining and construction materials company for a number of years. This experience gave him great insight into client expectations – which knowledge he applies in his legal work today.
Soon after joining Barnard Inc. in 2015, Izak became a Director. He always strives toward promoting a methodology of finding solutions that create sustainable outcomes for the firm’s clients – and he is proud to be supported by an excellent group of like-minded professionals and administrative staff.
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