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Simon Stevens

Senior Counsel

Washington, D.C.

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Simon Stevens

Senior Counsel

Washington, D.C.

Simon is a senior counsel in the global Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure practice, based in our Washington, D.C. office. He represents developers and lenders in a wide range of infrastructure projects in the United States and around the globe, including in the Middle East and Africa. For five years, he resided and practiced in Dubai.

Simon’s experience spans a wide range of infrastructure projects and, in particular, both traditional and renewable power projects. These range from wind and solar power and integrated water and power to geothermal or clean coal power and petroleum refineries. He handles projects funded on a project finance or public-private partnership (PPP) basis or on balance sheet.

Within the context of complex energy transactions, Simon handles project documentation, including agreements related to power purchase, engineering, procurement and construction, operation and maintenance, service and supply. Simon also advises on financing documents, including documentation for tax equity finance, senior secured loans, equity bridge facilities, mezzanine debt financing and equity financing.

News & insights

Collection of lights

Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2021

The sun never sets on English law governed debt: reviewing the Re Prosafe SE decision

The recent decision in Re Prosafe SE pits the principle of freedom of contract against the increasingly popular modified universalism in the cross-border restructuring and insolvency space.

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digital transformation concept

News: 29 NOVEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises Avenga on the acquisition of Perfectial Group

Allen & Overy has advised Avenga, an international IT and digital transformation technology group, on the acquisition of Perfectial Group.

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News: 29 NOVEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises Ørsted in purchase of 302 MW onshore wind farm

Allen & Overy advised Ørsted in the acquisition of Lincoln Land Wind, a 302 MW onshore wind farm in Morgan County, Illinois, from Ares Management. This transaction also includes the acquisitions of…

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News: 25 NOVEMBER 2021

A&O advises Europe’s largest private rail freight company on landmark partnerships

Allen & Overy have advised Lineas, the largest private rail freight company in Europe on landmark partnerships with Beacon Rail and Ermewa through sale-and-leasebacks of part of its rolling stock.

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Office

Washington, D.C.

Allen & Overy LLP
1101 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
20005

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the District of Columbia

Admitted: Bar of the State of Texas

Academic

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude, 2005

B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, magna cum laude, 2000