Hogan Lovells Grows Infrastructure Energy Resources & Projects Practice in Johannesburg With Specialist Mining Hire
09 July 2015
LONDON, 09 July 2015 - Hogan Lovells has announced that Kevin Pietersen has joined the Infrastructure, Energy, Resources & Projects practice, as a partner in the Johannesburg mining team.
Kevin started his legal career as an associate at Greyling Orchard and since 2010 has been a director of boutique mining law firm Pietersen Incorporated. While there he acted for leading South African and international organisations on all aspects of mining transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, commercial litigation and corporate governance, and also represented clients in mining-related disputes in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Sharon Lewis, global head of Hogan Lovells' Finance Practice, said:
"Kevin's experience in all aspects of mining mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, commercial litigation and corporate governance, is the perfect fit with our existing expertise in highly-regulated sectors, and we warmly welcome him to the team."
Kevin Pietersen said:
"Hogan Lovells' extensive global Infrastructure, Energy, Resources & Projects offering, covering all aspects of the mining value chain, provides the ideal platform for me to develop my work with clients across the mining sector. I am looking forward to working with the team in Johannesburg and globally."