Tomas Gärdfors is a banking lawyer based in London. The core of Tomas' broad practice is European cross-border energy infrastructure transactions, including transmission assets, portfolios and projects of common interest.
Tomas is the Firm's authority on the European Union's programmes for supporting energy infrastructure projects, Projects of Common Interest and EFSI. He is the author of the firm’s PCI and EU energy infrastructure related campaigns and is the Firm’s Head of Nordic. The breadth of his knowledge of the changing energy regulatory regimes enables him to provide innovate legal advice to his clients.
In the last 12 months alone, Tomas has advised on renewable financings in excess of 1 GW spanning solar in the UK, solar in Italy, solar in Iran and onshore wind in Sweden. Tomas has extensive knowledge of, and experience in, the Nordic region and has advised on ten transactions in the Swedish wind space alone, a market that is currently seeing increasing investment interest.
In recognition of his work, Tomas was nominated for the EurActory top Energy Union expert award and he has also produced a number of topical briefings on the European Energy infrastructure related topics, most popular being the briefing on holdco financing. Tomas has also been ranked in Chambers and Legal500 since 2005.
Tomas launched and now heads the Norton Rose Fulbright Nordic Group and is qualified both as an advokat in Sweden and as a solicitor in England and Wales. He is fluent in Swedish, English and German and has working knowledge of Danish and Norwegian.
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