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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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News: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

Investment in Africa as A&O makes strategic hires in Banking and Project Finance

Allen & Overy is expanding its Sub-Saharan Africa Banking and Projects practices in Johannesburg with the arrival of three new partners. Ryan Nelson, Alexandra Clüver and Alessandra Pardini will join…

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News: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

A&O advises TotalEnergies on the financing of the first portfolio of distributed solar generation plants in Dubai

Allen & Overy has advised TotalEnergies’ Renewables Division in the Middle East in relation to the first non-recourse financing of a private sector portfolio of distributed solar generation plants in…

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Publications: 08 SEPTEMBER 2021

UK Hydrogen Strategy - Top ten takeaways

The UK Government’s Hydrogen Strategy (the Strategy) finally landed on 17 August 2021. It was much-delayed and highly anticipated. When it arrived, it promised a hydrogen revolution: an integrated and…

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Publications: 08 JULY 2021

Infrastructure investors eye flexible debt terms in Latin America

Todd Koretzky and Dorina Yessios write in The Banker.

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