Sara Green

Associate, Johannesburg

Biography

Overview

Sara Green is an English law qualified senior associate in the Firm's Banking team, and is based in the Johannesburg office. 

Sara is an experienced transactional lawyer who advises local and international banks, sponsors, private equity funds and other investors in relation to large scale and complex finance and corporate matters, in particular cross-border real estate finance and development finance.

Clients have described her as the 'most valuable player', 'exceptional' and 'critical for pushing transactions over the line'.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of England and Wales
Education
MA (Oxon) Jurisprudence
University of Oxford
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of Standard Chartered Bank in relation to a US$2bn term loan facility granted to a pan-African telecoms operator.

Representation of a consortium of senior lenders, including the Standard Bank of South Africa, of a US$ and MZN real estate finance facility, including bridge and mezzanine facilities, advanced to a portfolio investment company of a private equity fund and involving South Africa, Mauritius, England and Mozambique.

Representation of Nedbank Limited on syndicated real estate finance facilities and bridge facilities granted to Rebosis Property Fund, a US$ real estate development facility to Kenyan and Ugandan borrowers and a ZAR real estate finance facility involving South Africa and Lesotho.

Representation of Abas Capital on real estate finance facilities granted to a listed REIT operating in South Africa and Namibia.