Charlene Gouws

Charlene Gouws


Charlene Gouws is an associate in the banking and finance team (specialising in Project Finance) in the Johannesburg office.
Charlene has experience in general lending and project finance transactions in connection with renewable energy and infrastructure PPP projects.  She also has experience in commercial disputes, anti-bribery and corruption investigations and business rescue and insolvency proceedings.


Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.
  • Member of the South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association NPC.



Admitted as an Attorney, South Africa, 2021


LLB with distinction, University of Pretoria, 2018

Short Learning Programme in Business Rescue, University of Johannesburg, 2021

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.