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Senior Project Finance & Development Lawyer - Johannesburg

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    22 days ago

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Qualifications: 5+ years post-qualification experience (PQE), South Africa Qualified Lawyer


Join a leading international law firm with a strong global presence, committed to delivering exceptional legal services across various sectors. Their Johannesburg office is seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Project Finance / Project Development Associate to contribute to their growing success in the region.

Position Overview:

As a Senior Project Finance / Project Development Associate, you will play a key role in their thriving projects team, working on high-profile transactions and development projects. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years PQE, be a qualified lawyer in South Africa, and possess a solid background in project finance and development. Previous experience with DFIs is highly desirable.


  • Provide legal advise on complex project finance and development matters.

  • Draft and negotiate project agreements, financing documents, and related contracts.

  • Conduct legal due diligence and risk assessments for project investments.

  • Interact with clients, government agencies, and other stakeholders to ensure successful project execution.

  • Collaborate with cross-border teams and liaise with international offices to facilitate seamless legal services.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • South Africa Qualified Lawyer with a minimum of 5 years PQE.

  • Strong background in project finance and project development.

  • Experience with Development Financial Institutions (DFIs) is preferred.

  • A proven track record working with international firms is advantageous.

  • Excellent drafting, negotiation, and communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines efficiently.

  • Team player with a proactive and solution-oriented approach.

How to Apply:

If you are a talented and ambitious Senior Project Finance / Project Development Associate seeking a challenging opportunity with a prestigious international firm, we invite you to submit your CV and academic transcripts to