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Warren Beech
Warren Beech

Warren Beech

Chief Executive Officer

Warren, the Chief Executive Officer, is a highly accomplished and recognised mining, natural resources and infrastructure specialist. Warren provides multi-disciplinary services with a particular focus on health, safety environment, regulatory and criminal, but has also been involved in a large number of significant mining transactions, as lead commercial lawyer.

Warren is a well-known and passionate public speaker and is frequently quoted in print and digital media. He has been recognised as highly regarded lawyer in South Africa for Project Development: Mining by IFLR1000 for 2021.


BA (Law)(University of the Witwatersrand)
LLB (University of the Witwatersrand),
Diploma in Employee Benefits (Mandela Institute), Accredited Health, Safety & Environmental Auditor


English, Afrikaans, German


Warren Beech has been practicing for over twenty five years, during which time he has developed a highly recognised and specialised practice in relation to the mining, natural resources, infrastructure and projects sectors.

Warren provides multi-disciplinary legal and related services, primarily to the mining, natural resources, infrastructure and project sectors which includes health, safety, and the environment, anti-bribery and corruption / human rights, fair employment practices, community and social aspects, Black Economic Empowerment and transformation, interaction with government / regulatory bodies, corporate and commercial, criminal and employment, as well as training, auditing and compliance.

Warren consults locally and internationally and has represented mining and non-mining companies in a vast number of fatal inquiries and inquests arising out of workplace incidents and accidents. Warren and his team have most recently conducted global compliance audits (including in eight African jurisdictions) for major global companies who operate in the highly complex mining and natural resources sector, renewable energy companies, agriculture, fast moving consumer goods, and telecommunications.

Recognised or his contribution to the mining and natural resources sector by several industry bodies, including association affiliated to the Minerals Council (previously the Chamber of Mines) he has participated in various industry-specific bodies on developments, including legislative amendments, at the request of the regulators.

Warren has been recognised in The Best Lawyers 2020 publication which highlights more than 40,000 lawyers recognized by Best Lawyers for their top legal talent from 28 countries worldwide. He has been awarded recognition with IFLR 1000 for 2020.

Warren is a frequent speaker at local and internal seminars and conferences

Practice Area
  • Mining
  • Natural Resources
  • Environment
  • Health and Safety
  • Project and Infrastructure finance
  • Regulatory Investigation and enforcement
  • Health and Safety
  • Commercial Agreement
  • Corporate
  • Discrimination Law
  • Employment Law
  • Compliance Auditing
  • Crisis Management
  • Mediation
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