Project development and project finance
Our projects practice is one of the largest in the world with over 350 project development and project finance lawyers.
Helping our clients develop and execute their energy transition strategy has become a fundamental part of our practice, given our history across sectors such as oil and gas, power and renewables, mining, infrastructure and climate change.
Collaborating across our global team, we act on some of the most innovative, complex and challenging projects in the world. Our integrated team has extensive experience in a number of “first-in-country” and “first-in-technology” transactions and we have a reputation for successfully closing complicated projects with demanding time frames.
Our experience encompasses the largest solar, offshore wind, energy storage and carbon capture projects in the world, advising on the first wave of green LNG projects and green hydrogen projects. Our experience includes advising existing clients on transitioning their business to ensure it is future ready while advising new clients as they seek to enter sectors where project financing structures are widely used.
Chambers Global: Band 1: Projects & Energy, Chambers and Partners, 2021
Chambers Global: Band 1: Projects & Energy: Power Chambers and Partners, 2021
Chambers Global: Band 1: Projects & Energy: Oil & Gas Chambers and Partners, 2021
Chambers Global: Band 1: Projects & Energy: Mineral & Minerals Chambers and Partners, 2021
Al Dhafra 2 GW Solar Photovoltaic PV Independent Power Producer project
EU scales up green subsidies: How you can benefit from new support for clean investments
The European Commission (EC) published its “Green Deal Industrial Plan for the Net-Zero Age” (the Plan) on February 1, 2023. The Plan may present new opportunities for companies to benefit from State aid and other financial support.
“The Green Mining Value Chain”
The critical role of mineral production in the achievement of a sustainable energy future cannot be understated.
The Regulatory Energy Transition Accelerator: Enabling collaboration among the world’s energy regulators as they facilitate the move to net-zero
The transition to net-zero involves profound changes to how energy is produced and consumed, and requires the combined effort of many players, including government and policy makers, utilities, energy proponents and consumers.
Warsaw team advises PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna on PLN 2,3bn sustainability-linked financing
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright advised PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna, on PLN 2,3bn (€490m) ESG financing.
Firm named Environment and Climate Firm of the Year at Who’s Who Legal Awards
The annual awards recognise the world’s leading law firms and lawyers across 35 practice areas and industries according to Who’s Who Legal’s independent research.
Norton Rose Fulbright represents Banco Santander, S.A. on US$22.3M ECA-backed financing for Eletronuclear’s Angra 1
Norton Rose Fulbright represented Banco Santander, S.A. in the closing of a US$22.3 million ECA-backed loan to Brazilian utility company Eletronuclear.
Norton Rose Fulbright wins IFLR Europe Deal of the Year: Restructuring award for the second consecutive year
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has won the 2022 IFLR Europe Deal of the Year: Restructuring award for the second consecutive year, this time for its representation of a syndicate of lenders in the financial restructuring of subsea services provider DeepOcean Group (DeepOcean).
Norton Rose Fulbright advises the Djermaya Solar project on the first IPP in Chad
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the project company, Djermaya CDEN Energy S.A.S., on the development and financing of phase 1 of a solar project with a total capacity of approximately 34 MWp to be located 30 kilometers north of N’Djamena, Chad. Djermaya CDEN Energy S.A.S. is owned by DIPF Africa Limited and Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company InfraCo Africa Limited The project consists of the development, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of a 60MW greenfield solar photovoltaic plant developed in two phases, a transmission line and associated interconnection facilities. This is the first solar project to be designed, financed, built and operated by an independent power producer (IPP) in Chad.
Energy Transition Services
We are committed to helping our clients evolve and thrive as the world changes and would be delighted to discuss how we can help you.