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Clifford Chance LLP

Infrastructure

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What the team is known for

Maintains a strong reputation for closing challenging and high-value infrastructure transactions both domestically and abroad. Offers impressive lender-side credentials and counts numerous specialist infrastructure funds, pension funds and institutional investors among its roster of high-powered clients. A go-to firm for securitisation and debt restructuring. Advises on transactions involving a broad spectrum of assets, including energy, district heating, rail and telecoms infrastructure.

Strengths

"They delivered in a short timeframe on a tricky and complex financing transaction," one client reveals, adding: "They got their heads around the complex structure and they had a good relationship with the lenders."

"They were excellent throughout," another client remarks, adding: "I was very happy with the work, responsiveness and overall ability to provide an excellent service."

Work highlights

Advised Infracapital on its majority investment and joint venture with Fortum for its public car charging business, Fortum Recharge.

Notable practitioners

Charlotte Madden is a solicitor who assists clients with the acquisition and disposal of various infrastructure assets. Her expertise covers both international and domestic transactions involving energy, telecoms and transport developments.
"She is a commercial, responsive and accommodating lawyer with a singular dedication to her clients."

James Boswell has a highly regarded and broad practice encompassing the financing and refinancing of various infrastructure assets. He regularly advises on both domestic and European matters.
"He is very commercial and one of the best lawyers in the market."

Michael Bates serves as the firm's UK managing partner. He utilises his considerable expertise to advise clients on infrastructure-related investments and acquisitions.
"The gravitas, experience, knowledge and calmness of thought he brings to deals is often unmatched."

Toby Parkinson advises clients on M&A transactions involving infrastructure across Europe and the UK. He possesses experience in acquisitions and disposals involving a range of assets including energy and rail developments.
"He's incredibly commercial, responsive and experienced in the infrastructure space. He leverages his prior in-house experience to deliver timely, cost-efficient and great outcomes for us."

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Infrastructure

Clifford Chance LLP

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Location

10 Upper Bank Street

Canary Wharf

London

Greater London

UK

E14 5JJ

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK-wide

Infrastructure


Charlotte Madden
Up and Coming
James Boswell
Band 2
Michael Bates
Eminent Practitioners
Toby Parkinson
Band 3