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Commercial Law

Banking and Finance

We provide assistance with banking and finance in Lesotho. Our team is equipped to assist with financial services regulation, leveraged finance, asset finance, debt finance, trade finance, and capital markets.  We assist leading financial institutions on a global scale in regard to the Lesotho context. 

Data privacy

Due to the evolution and rapid growth in the technology sector, coupled with the expansion in e-commerce and online trading, the regulation of data privacy is now more critical than ever before. Non-compliance with data protection rules and regulations can ruin a company’s image, sink a brand, and destroy a consumer’s trust in a business. 

Mayet & Associates’ dedicated data privacy and protection team assists companies with regulations, and provide sound advice based on global requirements.

Debt capital markets

We provide extensive legal and transactional advice to banks, corporates, state-owned entities, municipalities, government, export credit agencies, and the financial market as a whole. This includes integrated cross-border information for domestic medium-term note programmes, domestic insurances, secured note insurances, commercial paper programmes and insurances, convertible bonds, and bond restructuring transactions.

Project Finance

The Mayet & Associates team is experienced in project finance and development. We regularly advise on complex projects within Lesotho pertaining to energy, tourism, the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, hospitals, and various public-private partnerships. 

Mergers and acquisitions

Our services include public acquisitions, private equity transactions, and joint ventures.  This extends to: 

  • Legal investigations
  • Due diligence investigations
  • Negotiating terms of agreements
  • Strategic advise
  • Drafting of commercial agreements
  • Implementation of agreements
  • Principals and agent agreements


Our merger and acquisition clients include international financial institutions, local and international law firms, merchant banks, listed and unlisted local and international corporations, state-owned enterprises, and government departments and institutions.

Infrastructure and Energy

Our qualified team acts as local counsel for various energy companies and projects within the Kingdom of Lesotho.  We provide sound advice in regard to corporate tax, finance, construction, environment, property, and dispute resolution.  We advise developers, lenders, or borrowers on the various aspects of commercial law to ensure that legal compliance is adhered to in all instances and conduct legal due diligence and draft commercial agreements, including those for several solar projects in Lesotho.  

Contact Us – Kleingeld & Mayet should you wish to find out more about our firm or our range of services. 

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