What the team is known for
Clifford Chance's projects and energy teams form part of an international powerhouse with excellence in the development and financing of infrastructure and energy projects on a global scale, covering the domestic French market, Europe, Africa and Asia. The teams are well versed in domestic projects and energy transactions. Clifford Chance's lawyers possess notable expertise in key fields such as oil and gas, renewable energy, mining, healthcare and transportation. The team assists lenders, borrowers, sponsors and developers, as well as governmental entities. The practice is particularly present on complex matters involving large groups of lenders. The team leverages significant international resources thanks to its worldwide network of offices.
The Africa group has vast experience advising African and international clients on the financing and development of projects in the mining, infrastructure and energy industries across North and Sub-Saharan Africa, acting for clients in both the public and private sectors. As regional managing partner for Africa, Anthony Giustini is a key client contact.
"Top practitioner" Anthony Giustini
has extensive experience handling international projects both in Africa and Europe. He is highly sought after for his advice on oil and gas mandates. Clients describe him as "knowledgeable, accessible, personable, friendly, and dedicated."
Delphine Siino Courtin
is a highly established practitioner with a strong reputation for her assistance with project development and financing in Africa, as well as with concession projects. One source describes her as "a brilliant lawyer,"
while another remarks that she is "good at finding compromises in order to help deals proceed."
has a very broad international practice, with recent mandates encompassing Russia, Turkey, Central Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa. He regularly advises governments and lenders on the development and financing of road infrastructures, energy plants and mines.