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Tim Scales

Partner

London

Scales Tim
Tim Scales

Partner

London

Tim is a partner in the Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Group in London. He heads the firm's Africa Group and is Co-Head of the Global Projects Practice at Allen & Overy.

Tim has been working on projects in Africa for over 20 years and has extensive experience of project development and finance, advising sponsors, project companies and lenders in the power (including renewables), infrastructure, oil and gas, petrochemical, telecoms, mining and other industrial sectors. He has particular experience of multi-lateral, development finance institution and export credit agency backed financings. In addition to Africa, he has advised on projects in Western, Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

Noteworthy experience includes advising:

  • Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Limited on the financing, construction and sub-concession arrangements for the development of Lekki deep sea port in Lagos State, Nigeria.
  • The lenders (including, IFC, AfDB, EDC and ING) on the USD750m financing of Emirates Global Aluminium’s development of a bauxite mine in Guinea, together with supporting rail and port infrastructure.
  • IBRD in relation to the provision of a package of guarantees to facilitate the development of the 420MW Nachtigal run-of-river hydroelectric generation plant by Nachtigal Hydropower Project Company (NHPC) in the Republic of Cameroon.
  • CDC and Norfund on the acquisition of a portfolio of power plants and associated infrastructure in five African jurisdictions (Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania). The portfolio includes gas-fired IPPs and a gas-to-power project.
  • AFC and the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund, (an infrastructure fund managed by Harith General Partners), on the establishment of a joint venture capable of generating 1,575 MW of electricity in a number of African countries from power generation assets totalling USD3.3bn. This was a new joint venture creating one of the biggest pan-African energy companies.
  • IFC and the lenders in relation to the financing for the construction and operation of the Ivato International Airport and the Fascene Airport in Madagascar.

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London

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London
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Qualifikationen

Fachlich

Admitted as Solicitor, England and Wales, 1995

Akademisch

Bachelor of Arts, Durham University, 1990

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Published work

  • Scales. T, Beaton. S, (2008) "Impact of Fuel Subsidies on IPP Project Financing", African Energy Forum