Herbert Smith Freehills is one of the world’s leading energy law firms. From 24 global offices, including Johannesburg, our 700+ energy sector team members span the power, renewables, hydrogen, clean energy, oil & gas 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 16 years and were named Africa-wide International Law Firm of the Year: Projects & Energy at the Chambers Africa Awards 2022 and 2023.