Johann Du Plessis

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For more than a decade, Johann has assisted owner-managed businesses with their legal needs. As a trusted advisor on business, tax, and commercial law, his legal advice has helped establish many successful small businesses in various jurisdictions.

From setting up a new business to addressing any tax issues that arise along the way, Johann has got your back. He prides himself on his availability and attention to detail when working together with you to grow your business.

Johann is licensed as a lawyer in Nova Scotia, Ontario, South Africa and Namibia. He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions. He is fluent in English and Afrikaans, and is conversant in German, Flemish, Dutch and South Sotho.

In 2017, Johann and his family immigrated to Canada from Namibia. Before coming to Canada, Johann was the founder and managing partner of a law firm in Windhoek and served as the elected vice-chairperson to the council of the Law Society of Namibia.

Johann has always been involved in his community. Before moving to Nova Scotia, Johann volunteered with Acclaim Health in Ontario to visit elderly residents over weekends and keep them company. During his time in Namibia, Johann served as chairperson of the Law Society’s Guidelines Committee and Commercial Law Committee for several years.


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