Allen & Overy LLP

Project Finance Department

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What the team is known for Strong reputation for project bonds work. Activity spans renewable energy and oil and gas projects. Represents international and domestic sponsors and lenders, with notable activity in cross-border mandates. Clients benefit from UK-qualified experts based in Madrid.

Strengths Interviewees emphasise the lawyers' "knowledge, specific experience and commitment to the customer."

Sources further note: "The team's advice is very commercial and pragmatic."

Work highlights Assisted lenders including Bankia, HSBC and Banco Sabadell with the USD1.3 billion financing provided to Petroperú for the development of the Talara refinery.

Notable practitioners

Sources praise Charles Poole-Warren as "knowledgeable, insightful and commercial." He advises on the financing of renewable energy projects through debt capital markets transactions.

Clients praise Ignacio Ruiz-Cámara for his experience and add that he is "intelligent and hard-working." He regularly assists lenders with the financing of Spanish renewable energy projects.

Jimena Urretavizcaya specialises in international and domestic financing deals involving oil and gas and renewable energy assets. One client enthuses: "Jimena is technically superb, transaction-driven and goes straight to the point."