Rampele Attorneys

About Us

Rampele Attorneys is a law firm in the center of Pretoria. We have accumulated a depth of skill and expertise to provide quality service to its clients. The founder Barr. Augustine Rampele, has more than 30 years of experience in the legal profession, mostly in Legal Banking & Finance and third party matters.

We advise all the major financial institutions and banks in South Africa, including their investment banking divisions, as well as international banks and law firms relating to off-shore finance transactions. Advising on structured trade finance transactions and drafting and negotiating pre-export facility agreements, sale and repurchase agreements, receivables purchase agreements and invoice discounting agreements.

In the leveraged and acquisition finance field, our experienced transnational lawyers have advised on a vast number of private equity transactions and other public-to-private transactions in South Africa over the last few years, including in the consumer products, retail and financial services sectors.

Barr. Augustine Rampele completed his LLB at The University of Fort Hare in 1985. He did his Articles at S.M. Nodo and Associates, after which he joined the Legal Banking & Finance Course in 1988. Barr. Augustine Rampele founded and started Rampele Attorneys in May 1992, and has since successfully completed over 450 Third Party Claims.

Our Mission

To provide legal protection to all our clients at all times. To achieve profitable work and effective resolution of legal problems, more specifically third party claims. To render high quality services to our valued clients, thereby adding value to our clients business.

Our Vision

We are committed to excellent service and to enhance technology. We commit to empower our staff and stakeholders, and to recognize good work. We commit to a culture of learning and development, and a friendly, safe environment for our clients.

Our recent work
Advising Sasfin Bank South Africa and Nedbank Limited on the ZAR1.8bn financing of the incorporation of the Scaw Metals division of Anglo American.
Representing the lenders to two major toll road projects.
Representing the lenders in the first major build-operate-transfer project finance transactions in South Africa.
Representing the lenders in one of the first prison projections in South Africa.
Representing the consortium and lenders in the first hospital project in South Africa.
Advising in regard to several toll road projects, an accommodation project, and the Gautrain rapid rail link project.

Our Areas of Expertise Include
Acquisition Finance
Aircraft Finance
Asset Finance
Banking Regulation
Credit Law
Cross-Border Finance
Debt Capital Markets
Debt Factoring
Derivatives and OTC Trading
Export Credit Finance
Exchange Control
Financial Services
High-yield Debt
Islamic Finance
Lending and Syndicated Lending
Leveraged Finance
Mining and Resource Finance
Preference Shares
Project Finance, Infrastructure Finance and Public Private Partnerships
Property Finance
Restructuring and Insolvency
Security Finance
Structured Finance
Trade and Commodity Finance.

Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law,
  • Anti-counterfeiting,
  • Banking,
  • Bankruptcy Law,
  • Bills of Legal Costs,
  • Business Law,
  • Capital Gains Tax,
  • Civil,
  • Civil Unions,
  • Commercial,
  • Company Law,
  • Company Registrations,
  • Contracts,
  • Copyright,
  • Corporate,
  • Credit Law,
  • Curatorship and Curator Bonis,
  • Education Law,
  • Employee Benefits,
  • Employee Share Incentive Schemes,
  • Employment Equity,
  • Employment Law,
  • Estates,
  • Finance-Corporate,
  • Finance-Project,
  • Finance-Structured,
  • Financial Markets,
  • Foreclosures,
  • Fraud,
  • Fraud Recovery,
  • Immigration and Emigration,
  • Industrial Relations,
  • Insurance Law,
  • Insurance-Marine,
  • International trade laws and treaties,
  • International Transactions ,
  • Internet Law and E-Commerce,
  • Investment Funds,
  • Property Law,
  • Shareholders Agreements,
  • Sworn Translators,
  • Technical translations,
  • Trademarks,
  • Trusts,

Contact Us

Local: 067 848 2123
International: +27 67 848 2123

Local: 067 848 2123
International: +27 67 848 2123

086 218 3659


Suite B, 181 Allcock St

Suite B, 181 Allcock St
Colbyn, Pretoria

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