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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

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Publications: 08 APRIL 2021

Biden’s infrastructure plan: big ideas, little detail (so far)

With his newly announced American Jobs Plan, the President has taken the first step toward fulfilling a key campaign promise: to spend more than $2 trillion over eight years to modernize America’s…

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News: 06 APRIL 2021

Portsmouth Water’s funding completed to provide vital South East water resource

Allen & Overy (A&O) has advised the borrower on a financing facility that has been secured with the purpose of providing Portsmouth Water with funds to undertake its approved capital programme and…

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News: 05 APRIL 2021

Allen & Overy Involved in Numerous 2020 Latin America Deal of the Year Awards by Proximo

Allen & Overy (“A&O”) acted as legal counsel on numerous transactions that were recognized at the Proximo Americas Deals of the Year Awards Ceremony, highlighting A&O’s outstanding work in the Latin…

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News: 25 MARCH 2021

Jennifer L. Wnek is Allen & Overy’s Newest Project Finance and Renewables Partner

Allen & Overy today announced that Jennifer L. Wnek joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s global Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure practice.

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