Ms Alessandra Pardini > Webber Wentzel > Johannesburg, South Africa > Lawyer Profile

Webber Wentzel
90 RIVONIA ROAD, SANDTON
JOHANNESBURG 2196,
PO BOX 61771, MARSHALLTOWN 2107
South Africa

Work Department

Projects Practice

Position

Partner

Career

Alessandra specialises in project development for project finance transactions in the energy and infrastructure sector. She has substantial experience in structuring the commercial agreements for such transactions as well as drafting and negotiating the operational arrangements, in particular, in respect of various international form engineering, procurement and construction contracts, operation and maintenance contracts, power purchase agreements and bespoke public private partnership arrangements. Alessandra also has expertise in equity and debt financing as well as mergers and acquisitions transactions in the mining and resources sectors. Alessandra has co-authored various articles, including some focused on finding energy solutions for the mining sector. She is a regular lecturer and facilitator on all forms of construction contracts for clients, industry bodies and academic institutions.

Education

Certificate in Advanced Company Law I & II (cum laude), University of the Witwatersrand, 2009
Certificate in Competition Law, University of the Witwatersrand, 2007
LLB, University of Cape Town, 2005
BA, University of Cape Town, 2003
Admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa

Lawyer Rankings

South Africa > Construction

Webber Wentzel‘s burgeoning standing in the construction sector is evident in its work on mining capital projects. The construction team is also active in the broader energy and infrastructure segment, including in the oil and gas sector, and has achieved further growth in healthcare projects. Alessandra Pardini and Tyron Theessen now head the team as part of a shift to a younger and more construction-specialist driven practice. While both are principally noted for front-end matters, they are supported by a number of senior disputes experts that have built genuine expertise in the construction industry; Sarah McKenzie is a prime example.