Aakifah Louw


Date of Call: 2020
Qualifications: LL.B, Higher Diploma in Tax Law, Mining Tax Certificate, Masters in Tax Law
Aakifah was admitted as an attorney on 27 October 2013 and was converted to the roll of advocates on 17 October 2019. She became a member of the Johannesburg Bar on 4 December 2019. 

Aakifah is a tax specialist and registered tax practitioner with particular experience in the following tax types:

  • Corporate tax advisory
  • Customs & excise taxes (including diesel rebates)
  • Employees’ tax
  • International tax (double tax agreements, permanent establishment analysis, place of
    effective management, controlled foreign companies, withholding taxes, mutual
    assistance programme)
  • M&A tax (corporate rollover relief rules, debt vs equity funding)
  • Private equity tax (partnership structures, section 8C issues, venture capital
  • Mining tax
  • Transfer pricing and related issues
  • VAT

Aakifah also has experience in litigation of general commercial matters as well as administrative justice cases. She has an interest in media law and alternative dispute resolution.

Contact Information:

Telephone: 011 290-4000
Mobile: 083 452-4365
Email: louw@counsel.co.za