Wade, a solicitor in Flynn O'Driscoll's Corporate department, is an experienced transactional lawyer. He possesses a deep understanding of the intricacies of corporate and financial transactions, offering innovative solutions across diverse jurisdictions.

Previously, as a finance associate at a prominent South African law firm, Wade specialized in finance, investment funds, and asset management. He represented leading alternative financiers in Africa and the Middle East.


Wade has cultivated a comprehensive understanding of corporate and financial transactions throughout his career, demonstrating expertise in:

  • Corporate finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Secured lending
  • Asset financing
  • Leveraged financing
  • Syndicated lending
  • Trade finance (International trade transactions and commodity finance)


  • Advising on the sell side for the acquisition of shares in an Irish company by a leading education technology firm, specializing in voice AI.
  • Advising a Structured Trade Finance Fund through a significant takeover of shares in a major African cement plant.
  • Offering counsel on the buy side for an acquisition by a prominent Irish oil company.
  • Advising lenders on a term loan facility agreement concerning a global tobacco company in Zimbabwe.
  • Providing strategic advisory services to a Fortune 500 technology solutions provider.
  • Advising on a corporate restructuring focused on technology sector M&A for a multinational client.


  • Bachelor of Commerce (Law) degree - Nelson Mandela University (2016)
  • Bachelor of Laws degree - Nelson Mandela University (2018)


  • Admitted Attorney and Legal Practitioner of the High Court of the Republic of South Africa

'Flynn O'Driscoll is a very pragmatic and commercial law firm.'

Chambers Global, 2024

'The law firm has good breadth and depth across a wide range of legal activities. The department works well to access required skill sets and experience among the team.'

Chambers Global, 2024

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