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Lebo Ramokone

Director, Project Development and Finance

Lebo is a director in the project development and finance team.

Lebo focuses on project development and financing aspects of projects across Africa. She also has experience in debt, equity and quasi-equity corporate financing transactions in Africa across various sectors. 


Lebo is an admitted attorney. She holds a LLB (Cum Laude) from University of the Witwatersrand as well as a LLM in Business and Commercial Law from the University of the Witwatersrand. She also completed a PGDip in Leadership at the University of Stellenbosch Business School.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • Air Liquide S.A as joint offtaker with Sasol of renewable energy for their site in South Africa
  • Africa Rainbow Energy & Power in respect of the financing of the equity investments in the SOLA sponsored PPA with ARM
  • Sedibelo Platinum Mine as offtaker of renewable energy from an ESG wheeling project in South Africa
  • Seriti Green Energy on its sale of energy to a private offtaker
  • Bidder in respect of the Department of Home Affairs border posts public private partnership
  • Bidder in respect of the Gautrain operation, upgrade and modernisation of the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link System public private partnership 
  • Group of lenders on their refinancing and restructuring  of the Moma Mine in Mozambique*
  • a financial institution on its financing of the development of Mozambique Tree Framing's regional timber hub and export facility project in Mozambique*
  • a  financial institution on its financing of the development of the Seraphim PV solar cells plant in South Africa
  • a financial institution on its financing of the Redstone CSP plant in South Africa*
  • a financial institution on its financing of a government development in Ivory Coast*

* Experience prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills