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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

A solar energy panel reflecting sunlight

News: 29 DECEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy advises innovative financing of a USD-linked PPA solar project in Brazil

Allen & Overy (A&O) acted as counsel to the Inter-American Development Corporation (IDB Invest) and Norway-based DNB Bank ASA (DNB) on their financing to Atlas Renewable Energy for the innovative…

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Wind energy turbines at sea

Publications: 21 DECEMBER 2020

Powering our net zero future: Ten observations on the UK Energy White Paper 2020

The market has been waiting for the Energy White Paper since June 2018 (even before the Russia World Cup saw England’s semi-final “levelling up” at the hands of Croatia and Boris Johnson’s elevation…

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Allen Overy refinancing A88 motorway

News: 16 DECEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy and Gide on the bond refinancing of France's A88 motorway concession

Allen & Overy advised the financial parties on the EUR 333.4 million refinancing of the Falaise - Sée section of the A88 motorway in Normandy, France, realized on 15 December.

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Mike Campbell

Publications: 09 DECEMBER 2020

The Evolution of the Lawyer – using technology to assist clients

Mike Campbell, a Senior Associate in our Banking and Projects practice in Dubai, conceived the idea for our Covid-19 contract review platform and has recently been working on developing legal tech…

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