Ashen Jugoo is a leading finance, projects and energy lawyer in South Africa and a partner in the Johannesburg Finance and Projects team. Ashen is named as the “Lawyer of the Year” for Project Finance and Development Practice by Best Lawyers, 2022 edition.
Ashen has extensive experience in project and infrastructure finance, corporate finance and project development and has also advised lenders and sponsors on public-private partnerships. He focuses on projects in the power and energy, mining, transport, telecommunications and information technology areas and advises clients on African, South African and cross-border transactions.
Ashen advises on all aspects of limited recourse financing and corporate finance. His expertise extends to engineering, procurement and construction and advises on EPC contracts, EPCM agreements, turbine supply contracts, operation and maintenance agreements, technical service agreements, power purchase agreements.
Clients praise Ashen in being “extremely pro-active in that he anticipates and provides solutions in reaction to problems on a transaction for us to consider instead of asking our thoughts on a problem - this is very valuable as most lawyers often want lenders to come up with solutions which they can then advise on”.