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Finance and Projects

We combine one of the world’s biggest dedicated finance legal teams with in-country experience to advise on every aspect of finance and projects: across borders, sectors and financial products. 

We help our clients to realize their financial goals by providing deep knowledge and drawing on global resources in lending and borrowing, debt securities, derivatives, regulatory, funds, portfolios and fintech. We also support projects in key African sectors, for example in energy and infrastructure. 

Local insight, global reach: we are one of the most active law firms in Africa, bringing international experience to Africa-born funding arrangements. Working in 20 countries across the continent, we understand the political, cultural, regulatory and economic issues. 

This on-the-ground presence is backed by a global Africa team comprising more than 200 lawyers in Johannesburg and Casablanca, and key financial centers in London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Perth, Hong Kong and Beijing. 

Our capability in national and international finance covers the full range of market participants, including support on first-of-a-kind deals and clients moving into new markets. 

Key capabilities include: 

  • asset-based lending
  • asset finance
  • debt capital markets
  • debt finance
  • derivatives
  • financial services regulatory
  • fintech
  • structured finance and securitization
  • trade and commodity finance
  • sectors including defense, infrastructure, oil and gas, power and transmission, public, transport, water and waste 

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you to achieve your objectives.

Recognised by Chambers Global (2018-2020) in Projects and Energy in Africa-Wide.  One client lauded the firm, stating: "On every issue that we have engaged them on, they have always been proactive. There's depth to their advice, they're always reliable and consistent." Another source highlighted the firm's "deep expertise across Africa," additionally citing the team as "very responsive and upfront," with "efficient communication and product delivery."