20 July 2018: LNP Attorneys shortlisted for 7 African Legal Awards


LNP is delighted to announce it’s been shortlisted for seven awards at the African Legal Awards 2018. Shortlisted awards include Infrastructure and Transportation Team of the Year, African Law Firm of the Year (small practice), Nikita Lalla as Attorney of the Year, Innovation, Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year and Specialist Law Firm of the Year. We are also incredibly proud to announce that we are shortlisted for the CSR, Diversity, Transformation and Economic Empowerment Award. Thank you to all our clients and colleagues for the amazing support, belief and trust.


17 July 2018: LNP Attorneys at the Mining Technology Conference 2018


We are proud to announce that Mihlali Sitefane, a Senior Associate at LNP Attorneys Inc., will be chairing and presenting at the Mining Technology Conference, 2018 on the relationship between innovation in mining and environmental law. The Mining Technology Conference will be addressing the most critical areas in the relationship between mining and the technology revolution. This conference will see experts share innovation insights and discuss how innovations like automation, drones, mobile applications, mine-planning software, 3D Mapping, data analytics and alike are enhancing productivity and improving cost management. The Conference is scheduled for the 19th and 20th of July 2018 at the Emperors Palace Convention Centre in Johannesburg.


1 July 2018: LNP appoints Mihlali Sitefane as a Senior Associate in its Mining and Environment Department


We are pleased to welcome Mihlali Sitefane as a Senior Associate in LNP’s rapidly expanding Mining and Environment department. In line with LNP’s cradle-to-grave service offering, Mihlali specialises in mining and environmental law transactions and disputes. Her experience includes advising on a wide range of mining transactions, together with all aspects of environmental law and administrative law.


8 March 2018: LNP Attorneys recognised by Who’s Who Legal


LNP Attorneys Inc. is proud to announce that Nikita Lalla is recognised as one of six legal experts in the South African Construction sector by Who’s Who Legal in 2018. For over 20 years, Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners and consulting experts in business law based upon comprehensive, independent research. Nikita has been ranked as a construction law expert for the third year running.


1 March 2018: LNP launches its mining and environmental law service offering


LNP is delighted to announce the appointment of a new director and the head of its Mining and Environment department – Athi Jara. Athi has extensive experience in these sectors and brings a critical skills set to LNP.


22 February 2018: LNP Attorneys recognised by Chambers and Partners


LNP Attorneys Inc. is proud to announce that Nikita Lalla is ranked for construction, South Africa in Chambers and Partners for the sixth year running. Chambers and Partners recognises Nikita for her significant expertise in the field, focusing her practice on infrastructure and energy-related construction matters. She comes highly recommended by clients for her excellent technical knowledge and commercial feedback when negotiating and drafting complex contracts.


31 January 2018: New and Revised FIDIC Red, Yellow, Silver and White Books (2017) now available for market use


FIDIC launched new editions of the “Rainbow Suite” contracts, including the long awaited second edition of the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Book (which comes 18 years after the release of the first edition), and the fifth edition of the White Book.

The new editions contain significant amendments and new provisions to support contract and project management, and reduce disputes. The revised claims, dispute, project management, risk and insurance provisions mean that careful review is required before clients decide which contract to use, and in preparing the particular conditions to ensure the terms agreed are appropriate for your project. For more information or training seminars contact: Nikita Lalla, Zama Ngcobo or Ricardo Pillay.