• LLB, 1992
    University of Cape Town

Year of Call/Admission

  • South Africa, 1996
  • England, 1997

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Greek

Dimitri Cavvadas

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Based in Fasken Martineau’s Johannesburg office, Dimitri is a dual qualified lawyer (South Africa and England) who has practiced in London and South Africa and whose practice is focused on cross border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and regulatory work, primarily in the mining and resources sector.

Dimitri has worked on transactions involving equity capital raisings on the JSE, TSX and London stock exchanges and on sophisticated cross border acquisitions and disposals. His expertise includes transaction structuring and implementation, including compliance with applicable securities laws and the regulatory aspects of transaction implementation. Dimitri also has extensive transactional experience in Anglophone and Francophone Africa and is familiar with the underlying legal risks involved. Dimitri’s clients include issuers, underwriters, corporate advisers active and companies seeking to transact in Africa.

Honours and Awards

  • Recognised by Legal 500 as a key partner in Corporate Law / Mergers & Acquisitions (2014 - 2017 editions) and Mining (2015 edition).


Fasken Martineau is incorporated in South Africa as Bell Dewar Inc. (Registration No. 1995/004675/21). The term ‘partner’ in relation to Fasken Martineau is used to refer to a partner of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP who is also a director, employee or consultant of Bell Dewar Inc. with equivalent standing and qualifications.