Jackie Midlane

Job Description: 
Director and Head of Projects & Energy - South Africa
Company: 
Norton Rose Fulbright
 
Jackie is a partner in the banking and finance team in the Johannesburg office. She is Head of the Projects practice and Energy. Jackie focuses on the sectors of financial institutions, energy, telecoms and mining and specialises in project finance, acquisition finance, syndicated lending, preference share finance and trade finance.
 
She has been frequently listed as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global and IFLR1000. She has been recommended for her work in structured finance and project finance and has been described as “hands-on and full of energy and perseverance” and “intellectually rigorous, extremely thorough and really understands the needs of the banks”.  Interviewees praise her experience, dedication and impressive work ethic“. Widely recognised for her outstanding service to her clients, Jackie has been repeatedly chosen as the exclusive winner of the banking category for South Africa in International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards in 2012, 2013 and 2014. 
 
Jackie is actively involved in the management of the South African practice, is a member of its supervisory committee and of its remuneration committee. Jackie holds the degrees of B.Com (Wits) LLB (Wits) H.Dip Co law (Wits) and H.Dip Tax law (Wits).