Werksmans Attorneys

Projects & Energy Department

South Africa
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The Infrastructure, Energy & Projects team is headed by Chris Moraitis and comprises of a core team of seasoned directors and other lawyers with a unique combination of expertise in advising on infrastructure projects across all sectors, including the energy, road, rail, water, defence, technology and mining sectors.
The team works closely with our corporate, tax, regulatory, finance, construction, environment, property and dispute resolution teams and advises developers, sponsors and lenders on the corporate, compliance and financing aspects of such projects. Our expertise allow us to advise on local and international projects, ensuring compliance with South African law and International Best Practice.
We possess the expertise required to conduct legal due diligence on projects and to draft all forms of contracts associated with projects. These include shareholder and related agreements, financing
agreements, construction agreements, property agreements and sector specific supply agreements such as power purchase and similar agreements.
We also have significant experience in the regulatory aspects of construction and engineering projects.
We have been and continue to be involved in the financing and refinancing of infrastructure projects across all key sectors and are therefore aware of and are familiar with the latest requirements and issues relating to the funding of these projects.


Moraitis, Chris (Head of Department)

Behr, Jonathan

Berman, Astrid

Bhengu, Nozipho

Griessel, Deon

Hertz, David

Mabasa, Bulelwa

Masondo, Happy

Meiring, Janene

Truter, Justin

Walker, Dave