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Sheila Connell

Partner

London

Connell Sheila
Sheila Connell

Partner

London

Sheila is a partner in the Projects, Energy & Infrastructure Group based in London. Sheila specialises in power projects and has significant experience of working on all aspects of low carbon, including all areas of renewables and the nuclear sector.

She has worked on power project developments in Europe and the Middle East, as well as advising on several offshore and onshore projects. She has further advised on electrical, gas and interconnectors projects globally. She is a member of the Society of Construction Law and the Energy Lawyers Association and is a contributor to A Contractual Guide to Major Projects.

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1990

Academic

BA, Jurisprudence

BA (Hons), Oxford University, 1987

Msc, Construction Law & Arbitration, King's College London, 1995

Published work

A Contractual Guide to Major Projects', contributor, Totty & Moss Insolvency.

News & insights

Publications: 12 DECEMBER 2019

What is the direction of travel of European pre-insolvency reforms?

Associates Musonda Mutati and Harini Viswanathan have authored an article for Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, highlighting the differences between the European and proposed UK reforms.

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Publications: 04 DECEMBER 2019

IT and operational failures: financial services in the spotlight

There is unprecedented demand for and use of technology in the financial services sector.  However, greater reliance on technology brings with it increased levels of risk.  In particular, IT incidents and even brief disruptions to digital services may have a significant impact on clients and the markets.

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News: 28 NOVEMBER 2019

Financing role for A&O on LVMH's acquisition of Tiffany & Co

Paris/New York: Allen & Overy has advised the banks on one of the largest deals ever in the luxury sector. A EUR15 billion equivalent loan facility is being used to finance the agreed acquisition by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (“LVMH”), the world’s leading luxury group, of Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) (“Tiffany”), the global luxury jeweller, making it one of this year's flagship deals in the European loan market.

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Middle East International Law Firm of the Year

News: 28 NOVEMBER 2019

Chambers Middle East Awards 2019

A&O wins Middle East International Law Firm of the Year plus UAE Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year at the inaugural Chambers Middle East Awards.

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