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Albert Myburgh



Albert Myburgh
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Practice Areas

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Albert Myburgh ("Albie") provides general corporate representation with the focus on security offerings, M&A's, cross-border transactions, SEC compliance, and corporate governance. As a former General Counsel for a Hong Kong based venture capital firm, Mr. Myburgh represents a number of venture capital firms and works extensively with start-ups in matters ranging from incorporation, initial seed financing to venture capital financing and board fiduciary duties. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Myburgh was a partner at Kanen Law Firm in Manhattan where he was in charge of the firm's corporate law division.

Mr. Myburgh started his legal career in South Africa where he became a senior partner in a law firm doing sophisticated corporate transactional work. His clients included a telecommunications conglomerate, financial institutions, mining companies and diverse other companies, ranging from public to midsize and small companies.

Before his admission to the New York Bar in 2004, Mr. Myburgh worked in Hong Kong for 7 years. Initially, as General Counsel and Executive Director of the international subsidiary of a NASDAQ listed corporation with responsibility for all its international legal activities in Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa, which included numerous M&A deals and cross-border transactions. Subsequently, Mr. Myburgh became the General Counsel of the venture capital firm, Piermont Ventures and continued to serve on its board as a non-executive director for more than 10 years after he had left this firm to settle permanently in the United States.



  • Boston University, MA
    L.L.M. concentration in securities law
  • University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    H. Dip. Co. Law, advanced certification in company and securities law
  • University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    B. Juris - combined B.A./J.D. equivalent


  • New York State Court
  • Federal Court for the S.D.N.Y. and E.D.N.Y.
  • The High Court of South Africa (Attorney and Conveyancer)