Centurion Law Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Energy and Infrastructure Attorney, Gari Matarirano in its Johannesburg office. Gari was a former director at Pinsent Masons LLP and Macfarlanes and brings a wealth of expertise and capacity to Centurion’s M&A, energy, infrastructure and projects practice groups.
Gari is a qualified attorney with over 15 years of experience advising on ground-breaking corporate and commercial transactions in Africa. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated great commitment to deploying his knowledge and skills to the development of the continent and advancement of the energy industry. Gari’s projects experience includes advising on the entire life cycle of the energy projects ecosystem, and providing legal support to global project developers, sponsors, project companies, financial institutions and government entities. He also has significant experience in structuring financing options and corporate transactions including restructuring and mergers and acquisitions.
Centurion Law Group continues to be an active legal and tax adviser on major energy projects in Africa. With significant opportunities foreseen across the industry in the coming year, we intend to diversify our offerings and expand our client base to align with the industry’s growth. Bringing Gari on board gives us critical advantage to expand our capacity and operational excellence to better serve our clients across Africa.
“We are excited to welcome Gari to the team. He is a strong addition to our thriving practice and his experience will enrich our offerings to our clients. This strategic hiring will further cement Centurion’s position as a leader in energy and projects and advance our growth on the African continent.” said Zion Adeoye, Managing Director Centurion Law Group.
“I am delighted to join such a diverse and multidisciplinary team at Centurion Law Group and certainly look forward to making an impactful contribution to Centurion becoming the preeminent international legal and business advisory solutions provider.”, said Gari Matarirano