Office Address

Phone Number

+267 395 2702

Fax Number

+267 391 4230

Email Address

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Collins Newman & Co.

Main Office Address

Dinatla Court Plot 4863
PO BOX 882

Office Locations


Firm Phone Number

+267 395 2702

Firm Fax Number

+267 391 4203

Personal Background

Virgil Vergeer is a Partner at Collins Newman & Company and an Attorney of the High Court of Botswana. He specialises in a number of fields, including employment law & commercial litigation. Virgil has vast experience as a lawyer and represents commercial banks, the mines, hotels, parastatals and corporate clients.  

Firm Background

Established in 1977, Collins Newman & Co has developed premier experience in the corporate and commercial field and is known for its dynamic and pro-active client orientated approach to the resolution of a wide variety of legal issues.  With the acquisition of Magang & Co in October 2006, the firm has now become arguably the largest firm of corporate attorneys in Botswana.

Collins Newman contributes a significant amount of experience in all areas of law in Botswana, acting for a broad spectrum of financial institutions, multinational and national corporations and most commercial state enterprises in many of Botswana's more significant trans­actions, ranging from innovative deal structuring to complex commercial litigation, arbitration and informal dispute resolution.  Its lawyers have developed a real understanding of client requirements and deliver advice based on a sound and clear practical perspective.

Firm Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial
Commercial Litigation/Arbitration
Capital Markets and Finance
Labor and Employment
Property and Securitization
Industrial Relations
Intellectual Property

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