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Our Projects, Energy and Infrastructure lawyers advise sponsors, governments, construction companies and lenders on projects and project financings throughout the world. Fielding over 70 partners and 150 lawyers globally, we provide a truly integrated service on all aspects of project work, thanks to our ability to draw on specialist skills in all relevant areas of law.

Allen & Overy is independently recognised as a global leader in projects. According to Dealogic Projectware, our team has consistently closed more project finance deals globally than any other law practice since 2000.

Our focus

We advise in all sectors, locally and internationally (inbound and outbound), including oil and gas field development, refineries, power generation (conventional and renewable) and transmission, mining, social infrastructure, motorways and bridges, water and waste, transit systems, rail infrastructure, water treatment, airport construction and telecommunications.

Our team

Our lawyers have a reputation for their technical ability, commercial approach and comprehensive service. We advise on project structures, conducting legal due diligence, risk allocation and reviewing the bankability of project agreements to reassure clients before they go ahead with a deal.

News & insights

News: 16 JUNE 2020

Allen & Overy advises on USD 1.14 billion LD Celulose Pulp Mill Financing in Brazil

Allen & Overy has advised Inter-American Investment Corporation (“IDB Invest”), International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), BNP Paribas Fortis SA/NV (“BNP Paribas”) and a syndicate of commercial bank…

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News: 02 JUNE 2020

Allen & Overy advises lenders for Israel’s largest desalination plant – the largest of its type in the world

Allen & Overy has advised the lenders to the successful bidder for Israel’s largest desalination plant – the largest of its type in the world. The 25-year contract to design, finance, construct,…

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Publications: 22 MAY 2020

Renewable energy projects: The global rise of Proxy Revenue Swaps

The transition to a low-carbon economy is a key focus globally, for both Governments and the private sector, with most investors and investment banks now incorporating sustainability and climate…

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Allen & Overy announces new global Banking and Corporate practice leaders

News: 21 MAY 2020

A&O advises Nigeria LNG on first-of-a-kind USD3 billion corporate financing

Allen & Overy has advised Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), a joint venture owned by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Shell, Total and Eni, on a first-of-a-kind USD3 billion corporate…

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