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Brigette Baillie

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Brigette Baillie maintains a formidable projects practice and is widely recognised for her long-standing presence in the market. She is frequently instructed by leading commercial banks on significant project finance matters, as well as advising concessionaires and project companies on PPP deals and transport and energy infrastructure development. She is increasingly active outside of South Africa, negotiating PPAs and construction and O&M contracts across the wider region. Sources laud her as "very strong technically" and say: "She's on the mega-projects in South Africa."

Johannesburg-based Brigette Baillie is an eminent figure in southern Africa, notably handling significant regional mandates such as the BOSA transmission line between Botswana and South Africa. She enjoys a strong renewable energy and infrastructure practice, drawing on a diverse track record in PPPs and construction and O&M contracts, as well as power purchase agreements. She is highly respected for her experience in project financing.