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Fasken Welcomes New Partner Craig Whitley to the Banking and Finance Group in Johannesburg

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Johannesburg (South Africa) – Fasken announces the arrival of new partner Craig Whitley joining the Banking and Finance practice group in our Johannesburg office.

With more than 20 years of experience in Banking & Finance, Craig acts for both local and international banks, as well as borrowers and sponsors, with regard to their funding structures, in particular leverage finance, project finance, acquisition finance, real estate and development finance, commodities finance, preference share funding and security structuring and across a wide range of cross-border financing transactions.

Craig has been involved in a wide range of projects in various sectors including infrastructure and power which includes extensive experience acting for both sponsors and lenders under the Department of Energy’s renewable energy IPP programme, as well as in the real estate, mining and metals sectors.

“We are proud to welcome Craig at Fasken. His prolific experience reinforces our offering to local and international clients,” said Blaize Vance, Managing Partner for South Africa.

About our Banking and Finance practice group

The team provides advice to and represents a broadly based and diversified number of providers and consumers of credit around the world. By acting for both lenders and borrowers in transactions ranging from simple credit agreements to complex multifacility, multicurrency financings with multiple syndicates, clients benefit from our in-depth know-how and practical results-oriented perspective.

About Fasken

Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 750 lawyers and 10 offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value. For additional information, please visit our website at

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