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Jessica Lewis


Jessica Lewis

Jessica Lewis focuses on structured trade and commodity finance and has experience in advising on cross-border agribusiness financing transactions in multiple African jurisdictions.

Jessica also has experience in mergers and acquisitions and general corporate work.

Representative Experience

Advised a South African bank on receivables finance facilities for South African commodity traders.

Advised a trade finance fund on a trade finance facility for Ghanaian fruit juice producer and exporter.

Assisted a global bank with multijurisdictional legal due diligence for purposes of proposed receivables finance transactions.

Advised a South African bank on a structured trade and commodity facility to finance the production, harvest and trade in maize.

Advised a global bank in relation to a cross-border structured trade and commodities finance transaction involving eight African jurisdictions.

Education and admissions


  • Certificate in International Trade and Finance, The London Institute of Banking & Finance, 2016
  • LLB (summa cum laude), University of the Western Cape, 2010


  • Business Women's Association of South Africa

Court admissions

  • South Africa
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