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Allen & Overy’s Projects, Energy and Infrastructure team celebrates outstanding year

Allen & Overy (A&O) has been named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ at the prestigious Project Finance International (PFI) Awards, recognising the firm’s market-leading Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure (PENRI) group.

A&O also advised on 5 of PFI’s award-winning transactions:

  • M&A Deal: Hornsea 2
  • Europe Renewables Deal of the Year: Finerge
  • Middle East & Africa Green Deal of the Year: Neom Helios
  • African Power Deal of the Year: SOLA
  • Americas P3 Deal of the Year: JFK Terminal 1

Additionally, the PENRI Group received the following recognition:


  • Legal Advisor of the Year (Europe and Africa) - IJInvestor
  • Project Finance Team of the Year (Asia Pacific) - IFLR

League Tables


  • #1 Legal Survey


Project Finance

  • #1 Global Project Finance
  • #1 Telecoms
  • #1 Data centres
  • #1 Ports
  • #1 Wind

Infrastructure Finance

  • #1 Global Infrastructure Finance
  • #1 Renewables
  • #1 Data Centres
  • #1 Ports
  • #1 Wind
  • #1 Solar
  • #1 Energy from Waste


  • #1 Global Clean Energy


  • #1 Global Infrastructure

David Lee, Partner and Chair of the Global Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Group commented: "We are delighted to receive this recognition from the top publications in the energy and infrastructure sector, which reflects our unrivalled global reach, depth and breadth of expertise, as well as our ability to deliver innovative and complex solutions for our clients in the PENRI space. This is a remarkable achievement that the entire team should be very proud of. The past year has been marked by deals closed around the world; a global rethink around energy security and across the entire range of infrastructure asset classes. We are fortunate to have earned the trust of our clients that they continue to return to the A&O team with their biggest and most innovative transactions. We look forward to another busy year in 2023.”

Finally, the PENRI Group has also been shortlisted for the following awards by IJGlobal:

  • Legal Advisor of the Year – Europe & Africa
  • Leagal Advisor of the Year – Asia Pacific
  • Legal Advisor of the Year – Middle East & Africa
  • Legal Advisor of the Year – Latin America