Projects

Our projects practice is one of the largest in the world, with over 350 project and project finance lawyers located across our 50+ offices. Collaborating across our global team, we act on some of the most innovative, complex and challenging projects in the world. Over the last four years, we closed 370 project finance transactions globally, totaling over US$157 billion – the most of any law firm by deal volume (IJGlobal Q1, 2021).

"They protect their clients' interests in a reasonable and commercial manner; they take a solutions-driven approach and focus on getting to a successful outcome.Chambers USA, 2021

We represent lenders, sponsors, developers, institutional investors, contractors, operators and government entities in major domestic and cross-border projects and project financings.

Our projects practice is driven by some of the most respected lawyers in the world who use their depth of experience to find solutions to complex issues. We take an innovative approach to debt and equity financing, enabling us to provide commercial and practical solutions to manage risk and ensure that projects reach a timely and cost-effective financial close. We offer clients a comprehensive understanding of the issues impacting the project finance sector and deliver sound legal advice on all aspects of a transaction.

Year after year we are recognized for our involvement in first-in-jurisdiction and first-in technology projects. We are market-leading practitioners with the ability to develop creative legal solutions to difficult business problems. We have a deep understanding of the structures, risk profiles and complex regulatory regimes that are critical to the success of closing ever more complex and groundbreaking transactions around the world.

Our areas of work include

  • Agency finance
  • Asset finance, including equipment financing
  • Debt financing
  • Energy projects, including LNG, oil and gas, renewables and power and transmission
  • Infrastructure financing
  • Lobbying
  • M&A
  • Mining
  • Political risk insurance
  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)
  • Structured financing
  • Tax equity
  • Telecom financing
  • Transport
  • Workouts and restructurings

Market recognitions

  • Chambers USA, Nationwide: Projects: LNG (Band 1), Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • Chambers USA, Nationwide: Projects: Oil and Gas, Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • Chambers USA, Nationwide: Projects: Power, Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • Chambers USA, Nationwide: Projects: Power and Renewables: Transactional, Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • Chambers USA, Nationwide: Projects: PPP, Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • Chambers USA, Nationwide: Projects: Renewables and Alternative Energy (Band 1), Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • Legal 500 US, Project Finance, The Legal 500, 2021

Knowledge

Earth Wind and Solar podcast

Podcast

Earth, Wind and Solar Ep1: Reinventing development finance

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Mexico moves to nationalize lithium mining

oil pipeline

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Investment in hydrogen

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