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Webber Wentzel
10 Fricker Road
Illovo Boulevard
Johannesburg 2196

Tel: +27 11 530 5402
Fax: +27 11 530 5111


Robby Coelho is a Partner at Webber Wentzel. He heads the Technology, Media, Telecommunications and Intellectual Property Practice within the firm’s Commercial Business Unit.

He obtained his BA, LLB and LLM from the University of the Witwatersrand and was admitted as an attorney in 2001.

Prior to joining Webber Wentzel, Robby was Legal Manager for EDS (the leading global technology services company which subsequently merged with Hewlett Packard) and was primarily responsible for overseeing the activities of EDS in Middle East and Africa. During this time, he was involved in several significant transactions in the Middle East and Africa, including the multi-billion Dollar global applications outsourcing transaction with Vodafone. In addition to being involved in the establishment and oversight of various joint ventures in the region, Robby was involved in advising on various transactions involving the following countries:

Africa: South Africa, Botswana, Morocco, Egypt, Benin, Angola, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Burkina Faso, Benin, Kenya and Guinea

Middle East: Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia.

Webber Wentzel:

Webber Wentzel is one of South Africa’s leading law firms providing clients with innovative solutions to their most complex legal issues.

With a staff of approximately 800 people, including over 400 lawyers, and offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, our market-leading position is reinforced by a number of accolades and achievements

Through our collaborative alliance with Linklaters, our clients have access to a leading Africa practice (Linklaters was named Africa Law Firm of the Year 2013 by Chambers Global) and international expertise including Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone and New York law capability.

Our offering is enhanced by our network of best friend law firms across sub-Saharan Africa, and our associate membership of the ALN, an integrated network of 13 African law firms.

Together we provide clients with local capability coupled with market leading experience and expertise.

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