Green energy transition presents ‘unparalleled’ opportunity for Zambia

The green energy transition presents an “unparalleled” opportunity for Zambia, but for it to work, the mining sector needs a fair, predictable and stable regulatory framework, law firm Herbert Smith Freehills partner and Africa co-chair Peter Leon said during an address at the Chatham House Conference, in Lusaka, Zambia, on March 30. The administration of … Read more

Chambers Global 2022 rankings confirm our market-leading status in Africa

The firm’s Africa practice has once again achieved top tier rankings in the 2022 edition of Chambers Global, maintaining top tier rankings in the following Africa-wide categories: Band 1 for Africa-wide Projects & Energy (for the 14th consecutive year) Band 1 for Africa-wide Projects & Energy: Mining & Minerals (for the 11th consecutive year) We … Read more

Algeria – Launch of the Solar 1,000 MW call for tender

The Algerian Ministry of Energy Transition and Renewable Energies launched the “Solar 1,000 MW call for tender on 23 December 2021 (the “Call for Tender“). This Call for Tender aims to implement the first installment of the 15,000 MW of electricity generation capacity based on renewables that Algeria aims to achieve by 2035, as provided … Read more

ESG Tracker SADC Region November 2021

There are so many ESG-related publications and developments that it is hard to keep abreast of them all. For this reason, HSF publishes a monthly tracker of ESG-related publications and developments, with a primary focus on developments that may be of most interest to or impact our clients in the Southern African Development Community, be … Read more

ESG Tracker SADC Region October 2021

There are so many ESG-related publications and developments that it is hard to keep abreast of them all. For this reason, HSF is now publishing a monthly tracker of ESG-related publications and developments. The primary focus of the tracker is on developments that may be of most interest to or which are likely to impact … Read more

PATRICK LEYDEN WINS CLIENT CHOICE AWARD FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Patrick Leyden, a partner in Herbert Smith Freehills’ Johannesburg office, is the winner of Lexology’s 2021 Client Choice Award for Energy & Natural Resources in South Africa, an award he also won in 2020. Patrick, a corporate lawyer, practises across a number of industry sectors but specialises in mining and energy in Sub-Saharan Africa. His … Read more

ESG Tracker SADC Region September 2021

There are so many ESG-related publications and developments that it is hard to keep abreast of them all. For this reason, HSF is now publishing a monthly tracker of ESG-related publications and developments. The primary focus of the tracker is on developments that may be of most interest to or which are likely to impact … Read more

ESG Tracker SADC Region August 2021

There are so many ESG-related publications and developments that it is hard to keep abreast of them all. For this reason, HSF is now publishing a monthly tracker of ESG-related publications and developments. The primary focus of the tracker is on developments that may be of most interest to or which are likely to impact … Read more