Name: Gregory Nott
Firm Name: Norton Rose Fulbright
Jurisdiction: Burundi
Practice Area: Oil & Gas Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Gregory Nott as our exclusively recommended Oil & Gas Law expert in Burundi. If you wish to get in touch with Gregory, please use the contact information provided above.

Greg is the head of our Africa team based in Johannesburg.

He is a leading attorney of the High Court of South Africa with three decades of legal experience acting for significant South African and international companies with a particular focus on the energy sector.

Whether pioneering human rights causes during the throes of Apartheid or spearheading multi-billion-dollar projects, he has a record of accomplishment of success and impact. He has an extensive network of domestic and international colleagues, legislators, judges, politicians, lawyers, business leaders, and figureheads.

He began his career in human rights representing political prisoners, exiles and trade unions. During the transition to democracy, Greg served in executive positions and/or as a member of a number of organisations, including National Return of Exiles Committee (1990’s); Committee for Training of Magistrates (1990’s); and the Chairman of the Consultative Business Committee (1990’s). Greg solidified relationships with the soon to be leaders of democratic South Africa. Since democracy, he has led and managed lawyers in multinational law firms. He has extensive experience in closing multi-billion dollar deals in multiple sectors and jurisdictions, including natural resources, project finance, telecommunications, property, and developmental projects.

Prior to joining our practice, he was the head of the Africa Group at a leading South Africa law firm and served on the management committee of Lex Africa, an African legal network. Greg has represented a number of significant international clients in the South African renewable procurement program (REIPP) and has focused particularly on solar PV and wind projects.

He also has extensive experience in the upstream oil and gas sector in South Africa where his deep understanding and insights in both the legal and political make-up of the country has assisted international oil majors in their strategic investment decisions. In a recent international legal directory, Greg is said to feature on many of the energy deals and sources singled him out for his excellent strategic advice. He is highly connected in the power and infrastructure space.

In 2010 he was awarded with the International Lawyer of the Year for his fearless defence of two-time world champion and Olympic champion Caster Semenya.

Greg is listed as a recommended lawyer for banking and finance and projects and energy in Legal500, Chambers, IFLR.

Greg has been listed as a leading lawyer in the financial and corporate space.

Greg has been listed as highly regarded in the Practice areas of Energy & infrastructure, Project development.

Admitted as an Attorney in 1987, Greg holds a Bachelors of Arts, a Bachelor of Laws, and a Diploma in Corporate Governance.

Firm Description:

We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3,700 lawyers and other legal staff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy, infrastructure and resources; consumer markets; transport; technology; and life sciences and healthcare. Through our global risk advisory group, we leverage our industry experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

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