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Lionel Shawe

Johannesburg, South Africa Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments
Ranked in : Banking & FinanceRestructuring/InsolvencyTaxCapital Markets: Debt
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Banking & Finance - South Africa

Band 1

Lionel Shawe acts for a number of the most high-profile banks and financial institutions acting on the African continent, providing counsel on a plethora of financing issues and transactions. He joined White & Case in early 2021.
"Lionel Shawe is unparalleled in South Africa when it comes to banking and finance." "He is the godfather of the public finance space."
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Restructuring/Insolvency - South Africa

Band 3

Lionel Shawe is one of South Africa's luminary banking and finance practitioners. He is regularly engaged by creditors, such as banks and other financial institutions, for his counsel on the restructuring of credit facilities, the recovery of funds and enforcement mandates.
"Lionel Shawe understands the full range of restructuring issues, including finance, insolvency and tax."
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Tax - South Africa

Band 3

Famed for his understanding of the South African financial sector, Lionel Shawe continues to provide tax advice to clients in tandem with financing, lending and debt-related guidance. He left Allen & Overy to join White & Case in its Johannesburg office in early 2021.
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Capital Markets: Debt - South Africa

Band 2

Lionel Shawe is a highly rated finance lawyer with an impressive client portfolio of high-street banks. In the debt capital markets space, he regularly assists with complex notes issuances and restructuring mandates. He operates out of Johannesburg.
"Lionel Shawe identifies problems crisply and can really get to the heart of an issue."
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Lionel Shawe

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