David Geral

Partner, Head of Banking & Financial Services Regulatory, Bowmans

David Geral is a partner in the Financial Services Regulatory Practice at Bowmans. He is also a co-convenor of Bowmans’ multi-practice Fintech Service Line and Sustainable & Impact Investing Service Line.

David specialises in pensions, healthcare and group insurances. He advises local corporations, private and industry retirement funds, medical schemes and their service providers on governance, contracting, compliance and dispute resolution in the High Court and in several specialist financial services tribunals. David regularly supervises due diligences on these matters and has advised on numerous transactions involving pension, insurance and medical benefits transfers.

He is an attorney, a notary public and a CEDR accredited Commercial Mediator. David is a leading attorney in relation to impact investing, social impact bonds and environmental, social and governance related (ESG) investing in South Africa.

David oversaw the incorporation of ALA in 2005 and led the development of ALA’s governance. He served as the Chairperson of the ALA Board from 2015-2019.