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Mateen Memon


Mateen is an associate in the corporate team of Carey Olsen and his areas of experience relate to mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, financial services regulation, legal due diligence and general commercial transactions. 

Mateen has extensive experience in reviewing legal agreements on a wide range of large scale corporate and commercial transactions in various sectors as part of targeted due diligences. Mateen has two years' experience in advising across regulatory areas which include competition and South African financial services regulation.  


Mateen joined Carey Olsen in July 2022 after practising as an associate at Webber Wentzel in Johannesburg.

Mateen underwent traineeship at Hogan Lovells South Africa. He then went on to join the in-house legal team at an up-coming South African telecommunications company where he obtained experience in the day-to-day management of a company's legal affairs ranging from corporate governance to regulatory risk management.

His recent notable transactions include assisting: 

  • an Asian financial services conglomerate in regulatory advice pertaining to the acquisition of additional shares in a major South African financial services conglomerate. This included assisting on preparation of regulatory filings in various jurisdictions, including Jersey.
  • in a major international telecommunications and mobile money business with a phased managed separation of its telecommunications business from its fintech business.
  • a South African provider of crypto asset investment offerings on the potential offering of crypto assets to South African investors

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