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|Headquarters||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|No. of offices||6|
|No. of attorneys||400+|
|No. of employees||554+|
|Major practice areas||Corporate Law Firm|
|Key people||Robert Legh (Chairman)|
|Founder||Douglas Flemmer Gilfillan, Richard Bowman|
|Company type||Law firm|
Bowmans, previously Bowman Gilfillan, is a law firm based in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, with offices in Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Kampala and Nairobi. It is one of the "Big Five law firms" in South Africa.
Bowman Gilfillan was formed through the merger in 1998 of three law firms – Bowman Gilfillan Hayman Godfrey (established 1902), Findlay & Tait (established 1885) and John & Kernick (established 1923).
In 2009, the firm advised Bharti Airtel, India's largest cellular services provider in their proposed acquisition of the MTN Group, the largest announced but uncompleted merger in South Africa's history with a value of $23 billion.