Thys heads up the insolvency, business rescue and restructure team. He has practised as an admitted attorney in South Africa for nearly 20 years, specializing in recoveries for financial institutions with extensive experience in liquidations, business rescue, offers of compromise, debt recovery and the enforcement of securities.
He advises banks, financial institutions and liquidators in forensic investigations, enquiries convened in terms of the Companies Act and the Insolvency Act. His experience includes a wide range of insolvency and business rescue related court proceedings, including applications for liquidations/sequestrations, oppositions to business rescue applications, advising creditors on business rescue proceedings, perfection of securities, and applications to extend the powers of liquidators, and advising liquidators on impeachable transactions.
Thys has advised large corporate collapses, litigated cross-border, and regularly advised listed corporate clients on the minefield of insolvency related litigation.
In addition, he is consulted by curators appointed in terms of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act.View Media Articles View Legal Updates