Partner, Fasken Martineau
Tanneke is a Partner in the Fasken Martineau’s Africa practice group and practises out of the firm’s Johannesburg office. She is highly regarded for her expertise and experience in the mining industry where she is recognised as a leading legal advisor. Her extensive experience includes advising on all aspects of the development and financing of mining and other natural resource projects in emerging markets. She regularly advises major international mining companies, international financial institutions and governments in numerous countries around the world.
Tanneke is recognised by Chambers Global (2013 edition) as a leading lawyer within the fields of ‘Energy & Natural Resources: Mining’ (South Africa) and ‘Projects & Energy’ (Africa-wide), is highlighted for her “unbelievably good understanding of business and the commercial rationale of transactions.” and is also noted as a Canadian ‘Experts Based Abroad’ and a South African ‘Foreign Expert’ within the field of ‘Energy & Natural Resources: Mining’.
She is recognised as one of the ‘Most Highly Regarded Individuals’ within the field of Mining law by the International Who’s Who Legal , praised for being “one of the finest mining lawyers in Africa” (2009-2012 editions), and recognised by Chambers Global as a leading lawyer within the fields of ‘Energy & Natural Resources: Mining’ (South Africa) and ‘Projects & Energy’ (Africa). Tanneke is noted as being a “highly respected legal adviser to many players in the mining industry” and is highlighted for her “truly global” experience “having handled matters not just in Africa, but also in South America and Central Asia” (2009-2011 editions). She is recognised by Legal Experts – Europe, Middle East & Africa as an expert within the field of ‘Mining – South Africa’ (2013 edition).