Jonathan Brufal


Jonathan is head of the firm's Africa group and has over 15 years' experience working in Africa (in more than 15 countries), as well as throughout the Middle East.

Jonathan Brufal helps clients to deliver complex high value energy and infrastructure projects - both domestically and internationally.

Jonathan relishes the challenge of helping to get off the ground big, complex and hugely important energy and infrastructure projects in sometimes challenging environments across Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Jonathan has particular experience in the power and utilities, mining and metals, infrastructure and PPP sectors; experience he enjoys putting to good use for the benefit of his clients, which include sponsors, borrowers, banks and governments.

Jonathan was recognised in 2017's prestigious Acritas Stars database as a 'star lawyer'.

Jonathan was previously a partner and Head of Middle East Infrastructure, Abu Dhabi, at Norton Rose LLP.

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University of Bristol, LLB