What Our Clients Say
What ourClients Say
CEO at Cambridge Food
“Cézanne is one of the most impressive lawyers I’ve worked with. Cézanne is a thorough and competent professional who always had the company’s best interests in mind. Cambridge food does not fit the typical corporate mould; but Cézanne showed that she is up for any challenge and can adapt to any environment easily. She got to know the business in record time and matched the pace of our demanding retail pace with aplomb. Cézanne is extremely hard-working, reliable and always delivered the work on time and stuck firmly to deadlines.
She has superior research skills as well as excellent analytical skills. Cézanne’s ability to work under pressure, is second to none. Cézanne can process large volumes of information quickly, identify and address the key issues swiftly and formulate effective strategy that was not only legally sound, but also practical. I found Cézanne to be an excellent negotiator. She is very personable and easily gains the trust of both internal and external clients.
Cézanne’s legal expertise is highly commendable and she has earned our confidence in her as a trusted legal partner for us.”
Managing Director at Maculisane Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd
“What sets Cézanne Britain apart is her consistent delivery of high-quality work, regardless of the transaction’s size or complexity. Whether it’s a major deal or a smaller matter, she consistently displays a commitment to excellence and ensures that the deliverables are of the highest standard. Her professionalism and attention to detail shine through in every aspect of her work.
Furthermore, Cézanne Britain goes beyond the role of a traditional lawyer. She has taken on the responsibilities of a transaction advisor and an overall project manager, demonstrating her genuine care for her clients’ needs. Her ability to navigate complex projects and provide guidance throughout the process has been invaluable, and she consistently proves her dedication to achieving the best possible outcome for her client.”
CEO Nihka Technology Group
“Thank you Cézanne Britain and Kayla Shadiack for an excellent meeting. You awesome women at Britain Renecke always have our back. Thank you so much for the incredible, personal, tailor-made service. We can definitely recommend this amazing law firm: www.britainrenecke.co.za.”
Executive Manager at CCBSA Mintirho Foundation
“I have had the pleasure of working with Cézanne over a few years and can confidently say that she is one of the most thorough attorneys that I have worked with. Her draffting and legal due diligence are rigorous and meticulous and her knowledge of corporate and commercial law helped me to avoid some major pitfalls.
Managing Director at Cito Consult
“I have worked with Cézanne for over 3 years. Cézanne is the type of lawyer that walks a journey with clients. She is tough when she needs to be and I’m confident knowing she’s on the team. Cézanne offers more than just cookie cutter legal services. Her advices is strategic and holistic.”
Fetola: Head of SME Portfolio’s
“I’ve been really pleased to work with Cézanne. She is our go to person for all things corporate and commercial law. Cezanne’s professionalism, depth of knowledge and experience and ability to make complex matters simple set her apart from other legal advisors that we have engaged in the past.”
President at Global Business Development
“I would like to express my appreciation for your advice and assistance during the process of Formation of Companies; VVF PPM followed by VVF Life sciences, reconstitution of Board of Directors, Bank Account opening etc. assignments that we worked on together. It was always a great comfort to me to know I could rely on your legal and business judgments during our association through last couple of years.
I especially valued your attention to details and ability to draft precise legal documents necessary to capture exact terms of transactions that we were working on from time to time. Moreover, your responsiveness to the matters in hand ensured that the transactions always proceeded just as fast as the business decisions could be made. I sincerely recognize some of great qualities that I experienced during course of consulting association; fast paced responsiveness, substantive knowledge & expertise and technological proficiency.”
Project Co-ordinator BLUEJAY
“We were very fortunate to have Cézanne Britain work as a legal advisor in our Land Transformation Project in 2008 when the workers purchased 40% of the Farming Operation. Cézanne truly has a passion for Land Transformation in South Africa and her knowledge of the relevant procedures is extensive.
She has subsequently assisted the Employee Trusts on numerous occasions and with her legal advice, meaningful changes have been implemented ensuring the success of the project.
We will continue to seek her legal advice as she is very knowledgeable, an outstanding lawyer who has always delivered on what she committed.”
EdTech: Mink, FountLife, ubbu.io
“Cezanne is possibly one of the best legal minds I have met to date. Her expertise on commercial matters is beyond compare. I have witnessed her time and again handling matters with finesse and gracious firmness resulting in mutually beneficial outcomes. I would gladly work with Cézanne over and over again.”
UASA Chief Corporate Officer at Corporate Services
“Cézanne is an attorney with a rare combination: she consistently exhibits great skill and knowledge with a friendly, energetic and direct approach that is refreshing. She always respond in a timely fashion and exhibit the highest level of professionalism, and integrity. She is unassuming and accessible but she can also be stern and strong when needed. Her understanding and application of the law has consistently demonstrated a keen intellect, sound reasoning, and objectivity along with an acute sense of fairness and equity in all of the interactions we have had. I have found Cézanne to be one of the most professional and knowledgeable attorneys with whom I have worked.”
Mining & Infrastructure UNITRANS
“Unitrans recently appointed CDH to assist with a protracted negotiation process to include shareholders from several communities into an empowerment transaction. Cézanne was assigned by CDH to this project. We made significant progress with her involvement, so far so, that when Cézanne decided to enter into her own practice, we continued with her services. The transaction comprised the finalisation of several agreements and amendment of the Memorandum of Incorporation of the chosen company. Cézanne’s energy, dedication and understanding of the business, legal issues and cultural issues assisted to speedily finalisation and signature of all agreements and MOI.”
CEO Fives Futbol
“In any business the one thing that’s critical is having a lawyer you trust and in Cézanne I have a supporter, confidant and brilliant strategist. There is never an issue too small for her to offer pertinent advice and she doesn’t seem to feel pressure in the biggest of meetings. If you are seeking a lawyer quite simply look no further!”
CEO at Green Building Council of SA
“I have known and worked with Cézanne for 15 years. She is a professional in every respect and an attorney with a bit of a difference – having a significantly client centric way. I have consulted with Cézanne on a variety of legal matters, from contractual to company law, licensing and copyright matters – her advice has always ticked all the boxes, timely, cost effective and expert.”
Group Company Secretary KTH
Britain Renecke attorneys are engaged by Kagiso Tiso Holdings Proprietary Limited(“KTH”) to render legal services as and when required.
I have had the pleasure of working with Cézanne and the Britain Renecke team in the execution of the services assigned by KTH and they have consistently delivered work of a high quality and service levels.
Cezanne‘s drive for excellence results in a first-rate, yet cost effective client experience.
West Coast Community Foundation
“The West Coast Community Foundation (WCCF), a Non-Profit Organisation has pleasure in providing a testimonial for Cézanne Britain, who has been working with the Foundation since 2010. She delivers legal pro-bono work of the highest quality to WCCF.
In our view, Cézanne provides an excellent service covering all the legal requirements of the organisation. The quality of her work has set the Foundation on a course where our local community can trust us. Even our partners has learned that WCCF worked within the highest quality of legal services as well as the WCCF’s longstanding relationships with their donors.
Cézanne is a trusted Friend of the Foundation who is always willing to go the extra mile to deliver the best quality of work. She is an individual who is friendly but firm. Her knowledge and advice to us make us comfortable to know that we have one of the best legal minds in our corner. We have been most satisfied with the impact of her work over the years.
We would not hesitate to recommend the services of Cézanne Britain – Renecke to anyone.”
Avon van der Merwe
Executive: Legal, HR, BBBEE and Company Secretary at Calulo Investments
“I confirm that I have worked with Cézanne since December 2013. She is professional, has very good communication skills, knowledgeable, logical, pragmatic, and reliable, keeps to time constraints, pays attention to detail, good value for money. It has only been a pleasure to work with Cézanne.”
General Manager Legal at Tenova Mining & Minerals
“I had the pleasure of working with Cézanne on a recent M&A deal. I found Cézanne to be professional, responsive and bright and most importantly passionate about her work and her clients. She has a “my client comes first” attitude, something that is rarely seen in the legal profession these days. Cézanne is no longer only a legal service provider, she has become my friend.”
Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Belonging Speaker, Facilitator, Content Creator, and Consultant
“I have worked with Cézanne for 5 years. She has been with me from the inception of my business, guided me through that process, all the way to the selling of my business. Again, guiding me at every step. I trust her strategy and decision making completely, even when it feels scary and it always works out for the best.
Professional. Kind, yet tough, which for me is the perfect combination. Thank you!”
Counsel at Dentons
“Senior commercial and corporate law attorney, high level skills and experienced, very accurate and quick turnaround time. Very personable, a superb mentor and always willing to transfer her skills and knowledge to others. A leader in women empowerment. Highly recommended!”
Founder & Director, Purpose-driven Strategy, Resilient Success, Lift As We Rise Podcast
“An experienced corporate and commercial lawyer, Cezanne is passionate about the spirit of the law and “doing the right thing” in business and in life. She offers sound legal advice, conducts herself with humility and is a sagacious advocate of good governance, ethical administration, human rights and of the South African Constitution. Cezanne is an astute legal consultant who always strives to add value to her clients, to the legal profession and to society as a whole.”