Herbert Smith Freehills is one of the world’s leading energy law firms. From 25 global offices, including Johannesburg, our 700+ energy sector team members span the oil and gas, power, renewables, hydrogen, clean energy and technology sectors.
We work with clients of all sizes in many regions and have deep industry experience across the whole energy life-cycle. We can also help to tackle the big issues within the energy industry, such as the implications of climate change and ESG issues.
We have a leading energy practice in Africa and have advised on some of the continent's most significant energy projects and transactions. We have been ranked in the top band by Chambers Global & Partners for Africa-wide Projects & Energy for the past 15 years and were named Africa-wide International Law Firm of the Year: Projects & Energy at the Chambers Africa Awards 2023 for the second year in a row. We also have more partners individually ranked in this category than any other law firm.