Mr Chris Moraitis > Werksmans Attorneys > Johannesburg, South Africa > Lawyer Profile

Werksmans Attorneys
South Africa
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Work Department

Banking & Finance, Construction & Engineering and Infrastructure, Energy & Projects


Director, Head of Infrastructure, Energy & Projects Practice 


Director Chris Moraitis is Head of the Infrastructure, Energy & Projects practice area, extending his expertise to the Banking & Finance; Construction & Engineering; Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions; and Financial Services Regulation practice areas. Chris is a highly-skilled specialist able to advise across a broad range of regulatory and financing transactions – from debt capital market offerings and the regulatory aspects of banking; to project and limited recourse financing. He also advises on aspects relating to public-private partnerships and infrastructure projects; including the construction and environmental aspects thereof.


Chris is a member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces.


Chris holds a BA and an LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Lawyer Rankings

South Africa > Projects and infrastructure

Chris Moraitis  leads the infrastructure, energy and projects team at Werksmans Attorneys with particular expertise in toll road and transportation infrastructure projects. The department has the expertise to advise clients across a range of projects, including those in the road, rail, water, energy, defence, technology and mining sectors. Developers, sponsors and lenders are all within its client roster, and the firm assists them on the corporate, compliance and financing elements of projects. Deon Griessel is active in completing the EPC contract aspects of projects and transactions.