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Lauren is a corporate and corporate mining associate in the Johannesburg office. 

Lauren has experience in assisting with a variety of M&A and BEE transactions and general corporate work, as well as mining and ESG specific work.

Lauren sits on our Pro Bono Committee and is involved in the pro bono instructions and initiatives driven by the Johannesburg office. 

Lauren has experience in competition law issues as she previously worked in the Competition, Regulation and Trade department.


Lauren obtained her LLB undergraduate degree from the University of Stellenbosch in 2018.



Selected matters

  • Comcast Corporation on the South African aspects of the joint venture between Comcast's subsidiary, NBCUniversal, and the Multichoice Group in terms of which NBCU will acquire a 30% stake in the joint venture company which will offer content from NBCU, Universal Pictures, Peacock, Sky, HBO, Warner Brothers International, Sony 
  • Copenhagen Investment Partners on its subscription of more than 80% of the shares in Mulilo Renewable Energy (RF) Proprietary Limited 
  • IHS Holding on its acquisition of over 5,000 telecommunication towers in South Africa from MTN Group 
  • Deutsche Lufthansa Group on the South African transactions part of the sale of the global business of the LSG Group to private equity investor, Aurelius Group
  • Pearson plc on the disposal of its majority shareholding in Pearson South Africa Proprietary Limited
  • Mulilo Renewable Energy on the restructuring of its shareholding in two project companies 
  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as international legal counsel on the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources’ mineral law reform project

*Experience prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills