Jeffrey Bookbinder
Jeffrey is the founding partner of Bookbinder Business Law and has garnered 25 years of corporate commercial experience in Botswana and is a leading lawyer in his field. In addition to his admission as Attorney, Notary Public and Conveyancer of the High Court of Botswana (1993), Jeffrey is also admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Ontario Bar (1989) and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and an Attorney of the High Court of Botswana (1993). He has acted for all major financial institutions including First National Bank of Botswana Limited, Banc ABC, Standard Chartered Bank Limited, Barclays Bank of Botswana Limited, Stanbic Bank Limited, Bank Gaborone and Bank of Botswana. Parastatal clients have included Botswana Power Corporation, Botswana Development Corporation, Botswana Telecommunication Corporation, Venture Capital Partners, Botswana Insurance Fund Management, Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency and Citizen Entrepreneurial Mortgage Assistance Equity.

Jeffrey is ranked Band 1 in Chambers

Areas of Practice

Corporate & Commercial
Mergers and Acquisitions

Insolvency & Restructuring

Dispute Resolution

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets



BA (University of Winnipeg)
LLB (Osgoode Hall Law School)
LLM (School of Oriental and African Studies) University of London)
Fellow Southern African Association of Arbitrators
Fellow Botswana Institute of Arbitrators