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Projects

Allen & Overy's global Projects Group comprises over 70 partners globally and includes some 250 lawyers.

The Group advises sponsors, governments, construction companies and lenders on projects and project financings across energy, infrastructure, mining and telecoms throughout the world.

We provide our clients with a totally integrated service on all aspects of project work, drawing on and marshalling Allen & Overy’s specialist skills in all relevant areas of law.

Our lawyers win praise for their technical ability as well as their commercial approach and can provide a comprehensive service, including advising on joint ventures, project structures (BOT, BOOT, DBFO, DBFM, PPP, 3P, PFI and others), conducting legal due diligence, risk allocation and reviewing the "bankability" of project agreements, financing arrangements (bank and bond) and relevant security packages and considerations across the globe.

Allen & Overy has consistently closed more project finance deals globally than any other law firm since 2000 and is recognised as ‘top-tier’ in all the major legal directories.

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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News: 20 FEBRUARY 2020

A&O retains title as leading global transactional law firm for sixth year

Allen & Overy advised on more deals during 2019 than any other law firm in the world. According to data from Refinitiv and Dealogic, A&O advised on 17% more deals than its nearest competitor across global DCM, ECM, M&A, loans and project finance.

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News: 06 FEBRUARY 2020

Allen & Overy advised APICORP on two facilities for an aggregate value of USD250m

Allen & Overy advised The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development financial institution, on two facilities for an aggregate value of USD250m to Sonatrach Petroleum Investment Corporation (SPIC), a subsidiary of Sonatrach S.p.A., the Algerian state-owned national oil company.

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News: 03 FEBRUARY 2020

Top rankings for A&O’s Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure group

A&O’s global Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure group has finished top of the IJGlobal and Dealogic league tables, making 2019 another highly successful year. 

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