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.
Cross-border team advises Infinity Power on Lekela Power acquisition
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright advised Infinity Power in connection with its acquisition of the entire shareholding of Lekela Power (Lekela), an Africa based wind power platform, from a consortium led by Actis and Mainstream funds.
Firm announces new Africa leadership group
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced a new Africa leadership group to help steer its acclaimed, Tier 1 Africa practice.
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.
South African projects team closes Sonnedix Prieska solar project
Our Johannesburg Projects team, led by Jackie Midlane, advised Sonnedix in the sale of its interests in the 75MW Mulilo Sonnedix Prieska solar project to BTE Renewables.
Norton Rose Fulbright cross-border team advises Enerflex Ltd. on its public merger with Exterran Corporation
Lawyers from Norton Rose Fulbright advised Enerflex Ltd. on its stock-for-stock business combination with Exterran Corporation, creating a combined entity with an implied combined enterprise value of approximately US$1.5 billion.
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.