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Blaize Vance

Partner | Managing Partner, South Africa Fasken
Jurisdiction South Africa, 1996 | England and Wales, 2009
Language(s) English, Afrikaans
Office(s) Johannesburg
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Blaize Vance is the Regional Managing Partner for Africa. Blaize's legal practice focuses on major energy, infrastructure and mining projects, with emphasis on coal, gas and renewable energy projects. Blaize is also involved in business rescue, distressed debt and debt restructuring for banks and financiers throughout Africa.

Blaize has led the firm's legal teams on a number of base-load, renewable and peaking energy projects and has negotiated and prepared finance contracts, projects contracts, power purchase agreements, wheeling agreements, gas supply agreements and implementation agreements. Blaize has also structured the financing of a number of cross-border transactions in Africa and advised on the tax aspects of these transactions.

  • Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers 2021
  • Best Lawyers, 2021
  • IFLR1000, IFLR 1000 2020
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Best Lawyers Publication name with laurels Best Lawyers Recognised by Best Lawyers in the field of Project Finance and Development Practice
IFLR 1000 Publication name with laurels IFLR 1000 IFLR1000 Recognised by IFLR 1000 as a leading lawyer in Energy and infrastructure, Project development, Project finance
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Education

  • LLM, Tax University of Witwatersrand
  • LLB University of Natal
  • BA, English, Political Philosophy, Industrial Sociology University of Cape Town

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member Legal Practice Council of South Africa
  • Member Law Society of England & Wales

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