Seasoned infrastructure, energy & projects lawyers and other directors with a unique combination of expertise make up a deeply experienced team at Werksmans that competently advises on infrastructure projects across all sectors. This includes the energy, road, rail, water, defence, technology and mining sectors.

The team works closely with our corporate, tax, regulatory, finance, construction, environment, property and dispute resolution teams and advises developers, sponsors and lenders on both the corporate and financing aspects of such projects. Our expertise allow us to advise on local and international projects, ensuring compliance with South African law and global best practice. The team boasts infrastructure, energy & projects lawyers able to conduct legal due diligence on projects and draft all forms of contracts associated with projects. These include shareholder and related agreements, financing agreements, construction agreements, property agreements and sector-specific supply agreements such as power purchase and similar agreements.

DEEP FAMILIARITY WITH INDUSTRY REQUIREMENTS

With a thorough knowledge of the construction and engineering aspects which apply to energy and infrastructure projects, members of the Infrastructure, Energy & Projects Practice draft all forms of construction and engineering agreements on a daily basis. We also have significant experience in the regulatory aspects of construction and engineering projects.

Our experts are regularly involved in the financing and refinancing of infrastructure projects across all key sectors, giving them deep familiarity with the latest requirements and issues relating to the funding of such projects. Our infrastructure, energy & projects services include those related to road and rail projects, defence, public/private partnerships, regulatory aspects, industrial participation, localisation and similar programmes, mining, energy and litigation and dispute resolution.

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