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Jackie Midlane

Norton Rose Fulbright

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Banking & Finance - National Team




South Africa

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc’s large lender-oriented team is noted for its connections to both domestic and international banks and development finance institutions (DFIs). Active across the product range, the ‘excellent’ and ‘good quality’ team also has a number of big borrower clients such as Exxaro, which it advised on the refinancing of a senior term loan facility and revolving credit facilities. Riza Moosa is outstanding, as are head of projects Jackie Midlane and Africa head Gregory Nott. Lize Louw is also recommended for projects and energy.

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Projects and infrastructure

Within: Leading individuals

Jackie Midlane - Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc

Within: Projects and infrastructure

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc has diversified its practice into water desalination and treatment plants and energy projects outside of South Africa. It remains active in the secondary market for South Africa renewables and in the country’s coal baseload and gas-to-power programmes. The practice continues to be known as many lenders’ counsel of choice, including for several major DFIs, and is building its profile on the sponsor side. The team advised Impala Platinum on its arrangements with technology suppliers for the construction of an 8MW fuel cell plant. Head of energy Jackie Midlane is ‘very knowledgeable’ and Gregory Nott is recommended for renewable energy and oil and gas transactions. Bradley Harber is noted for project finance. Former head of infrastructure Muzi Kubeka has joined White & Case LLP.

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