Mark McKee


Profession: Attorney
Nationality: British
Languages: English
Years with the firm: 7


LL.B. (University of Natal) 1998

LL.M. (University of Nottingham) 1992

B.A. (University of Natal) 1986

Professional Qualifications

Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales) 1998

Admitted as an Attorney of the Eastern Caribbean High Court (BVI) 1998

Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of Botswana 1993

Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa 1991

Professional Memberships

Member of the Botswana Law Society

Member of the English Law Society

Partner Profile

Mark McKee heads up Armstrongs’ Commercial Department. As a highly experienced and technically minded lawyer, Mark’s specialisations are broad and include mergers and acquisitions, structured finance transactions, land tenure and acquisitions, regulatory matters, mining transactions, capital markets, corporate governance, intellectual property, infrastructure projects and private public partnerships.

Mark, through his work as an English solicitor in the UK finance and banking sector, has gained an excellent working knowledge and understanding of international legal principles and practises in both English and international commercial transactions.

Mark’s extensive involvement in the growing Botswana energy sector also gives him significant experience on the regulatory, transactional and practical aspects of Botswana power projects.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Provision of pro bono legal services to Rhino Conservation Botswana Trust, (a non-profit organisation working to increase and protect populations of black and white rhinos in Botswana).

Provision of pro bono legal services and Trustee of the Mokolodi Wildlife Foundation (A foundation whose principal focus is the education of Batswana children on conservation matters).


Mark McKee is well established in this market and respected for his strength in the corporate and commercial sphere. He heads the commercial department of the firm and draws on significant experience to advise on both transactional and regulatory matters, notably in the energy sector. He is also recommended for his work in the mining and infrastructure sectors and can handle banking and finance matters with aplomb. – Chambers, The World’s Leading Lawyers

Specialises In:

Banking & Finance
Minerals, Resources & Energy
Commercial Contracts
Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
Insolvency, Business Rescue & Restructuring