Nicole Paige

Nicole Paige

Webber Wentzel

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Nicole Paige is a partner in the Corporate Practice at Webber Wentzel.

She specialises in the formation of alternative investment funds. Nicole has advised and acted for local and international private equity and venture capital houses looking to raise funds for deployment in South Africa as well as in Africa generally and also for limited partners looking to invest in those funds. Her experience in fund formation includes the full spectrum of generalist and sector funds, including buyout, real estate, debt, housing, healthcare, infrastructure and renewable energy funds. She also advises on all regulatory aspects of investment funds.

Ms. Paige's expertise has been recognised by various international research organisations including Chambers Global (Banking & Finance), Legal 500 (Private Equity), Who’s Who Legal (Private Funds) and Best Lawyers (Derivatives).

Ms. Paige has BA and LLB degrees from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Areas of expertise

  • Formation of investment funds, including private equity, infrastructure, debt, real estate and venture capital funds


  • Named by:
    • Chambers Global2010 as a ranked lawyer (Banking & Finance).
    • Legal 500 2012, 2013and 2014 as a legal expert (Investment Funds).
    • Who's Who Legal 2013 - 2015as a leading lawyer (Private Funds).
    • Best Lawyers 2008 - 2016(Derivatives).
    • Team wonFunds Legal Advisor of the Year by Private Equity Africa at the GP & Advisor Awards, 


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