Fiona is a Partner in the MMAKS Corporate team with over 15 years’ experience in multi-jurisdictional commercial transactions cutting across corporate M&A, Private Equity, Energy, Mining and Natural Resources, Projects & Infrastructure, and general corporate commercial, regulatory and investment advisory.
Fiona has consistently been ranked as a highly regarded lawyer by international directories, and also described as efficient, pragmatic and with great client management skills. She provides legal and strategic commercial advice on cutting edge transactional work across sectors like telecom, broadcasting, insurance, education, banking, manufacturing, gaming, mining and energy.
She routinely handles legal due diligences, advises on corporate transactional structuring, negotiates local and cross border transactional agreements, commercial operational agreements. She has an impressive knowledge of the local regulatory framework and is commended for her advice on compliance issues, licensing regimes, and issues affecting local and foreign investors. Some of her clients include SN Power, Africa Rivers Fund, SN54
Fiona holds a LLM in commercial law from the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom), has previously worked with a top tier law firm in Johannesburg South Africa, has served placements at a former FTSE 100 mining company, and also with Slaughter and May, a magic circle law firm in London.