Lara Bezuidenhoudt is a partner in our Johannesburg office and highly regarded for her skills in Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and project finance, specifically, infrastructure development financing in the transport, energy, telecommunications and mining sectors.
Lara has been at the forefront of advising on public/private infrastructure development in Africa.
Lara is “prized for her experience in project finance” in regard to her expertise within the field of Projects & Energy, according to Chambers Global.
Practising for more than 20 years in South Africa, one of the leading countries on the African continent in the law, policies and systems established for PPPs, she advises lenders, sponsors and government agencies.
Within this field, the inherent scale, complexity and risk, requires a special mix of expertise and innovation in the approach to development, procurement, financing and completing of projects; Lara’s hands-on private and public sector experience provides industry participants with the depth of knowledge and insights they require.