Sean Lederman

ENSafrica - South Africa


Cape Town
South Africa

+27 82 904 4433

Highly regarded

Bar admissions:

South Africa


South Africa

Practice areas:

Capital markets : Debt

Industry sectors:


Sean Lederman is an Executive at ENSafrica in the firm's Banking and Finance practice.

Sean specialises in all forms of debt finance transactions, including leverage finance, private equity transcations and asset finance.

His rankings reflect his position as one of the leading finance lawyers in South Africa.

Sean’s areas of deep specialisation include aircraft finance and he is recognised as the foremost lawyer for aircraft financing transactions in South Africa. Sean has advised on the majority of the large transactions (including operating lease and export credit finance transactions) that have occurred in this area in South Africa over the past three decades.

Sean is also particularly known for his work on leveraged finance transactions, including in the private equity space. Sean acts for both lenders and borrowers and his clients include local and foreign banks, corporate borrowers, private equity houses, operating lessors, airlines and foreign law firms.

  • Aviation
  • Banking and finance 
  • Private equity 
  • Capital markets: Debt

  • BProc (University of the Witwatersrand)
  • Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa