Natalie Scott

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Location: Johannesburg

Tel: +27 11 535 8201

Fax: +27 11 535 8701



Natalie Scott is a Director in the Banking & Finance; Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions; and Financial Services Regulation practice areas. Her areas of specialisation include acquisition and leveraged finance; derivatives; prime broking; financial markets; syndicated financing and structuring; corporate finance; mergers & acquisitions; securities lending; capital markets and securitisations; project and limited recourse financing; and financial services regulation. Natalie advises various local and international banks, financial institutions and borrowers on a wide range of transactions and arrangements. She is ranked as a recommended lawyer in Banking & Finance by The Legal500 (2018).

  • Banking & Finance
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Acquisition and leveraged finance
  • Syndicated financing and structuring
  • Project and limited recourse financing
  • Derivatives
  • Financial markets
  • Corporate finance and post-commencement finance
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Securities lending
  • Capital markets and securitisations
  • Financial services regulation


  • Local and international banks, financial institutions and borrowers in:
    • Acquisition and leveraged finance transactions;
    • Syndicated loan transactions (secured and unsecured);
    • Project and limited recourse finance transactions
    • Structured derivative transactions and prime broking arrangements;
    • Corporate finance transactions (including advisory)
    • Interim and post-commencement financing transactions
    • Capital markets transactions
    • Securities lending
    • Private placements
    • Listings


  • B.A. LLB (Wits)
  • 2013: Director, Werksmans
  • 2010 – 2013: Senior Legal Advisor: Nedbank Capital, a division of Nedbank Limited
  • 2003 – 2009: Corporate Finance Counsel for Africa, Citibank, N. A., South Africa Branch
  • Contributor and Co-Editor of LEX Africa Insolvency and Restructuring Guide for Africa 2015
  • Identified as a "rising star" in Banking by IFLR1000 2018
  • Ranked as a recommended lawyer in Banking & Finance by Legal500 (2018)