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Tim Scales

Partner

London

Scales Tim
Tim Scales

Partner

London

Tim heads the firm's Africa Group and has been working day-to-day on projects in Africa for over 15 years. 

He has extensive experience of project development and finance, advising sponsors, project companies and lenders in the power (including renewables), infrastructure, oil & gas, petrochemical, telecoms, mining and other industrial sectors and 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 and Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle-East.

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as Solicitor, England and Wales, 1995

Academic

Bachelor of Arts, Durham University, 1990

Published work

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

News & insights

News: 25 MARCH 2020

A&O Appoints Jean Lee as Managing Partner of Washington, D.C. Office

Allen & Overy LLP has appointed Jean Lee as managing partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Jean has spent eight years at A&O in roles both in the U.S. and in Seoul, South Korea, where she helped establish the firm’s office. 

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Covid-19

Publications: 23 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Access to new debt and equity during the corona crisis

Fundamental changes for restructuring and shareholder loans

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Publications: 20 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Polish regulator proposes stabilisation measures to support the banking sector

The Polish Financial Supervision Authority (the PFSA) has announced the so-called SIP (the Supervisory Impulses Package for the security and development of banks) aimed at supporting the banking sector facing the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. The solutions that the PFSA proposed are focused on maintaining a balance between ensuring the correct financial system stability ration and upholding and supporting business activity, in particular maintaining the availability of loans for businesses.

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Publications: 20 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: key considerations for corporates when considering your debt facilities

As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic deepens and a prolonged downturn in financial markets looks increasingly certain, we have been speaking to a number of corporates that are reviewing their banking facilities to ensure they have enough liquidity to weather the storm. If you are considering obtaining additional funding here are some key aspects to consider.

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