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Projects: PFI/PPP - UK-wide
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What the team is known for

Distinguished PPP project group with particular expertise in social infrastructure and transport developments in the UK and Europe. Draws on an extensive team of noted sector experts, with excellent coverage across the UK. Acts for clients in both the public and private sectors ranging from local authorities to energy companies. Covers the full spectrum of transport infrastructure including rail, road and tunnelling projects.

Strengths

"The firm provides a really high-quality service," an impressed client reveals, adding: "They have the ability to work under a number of different fee structures and approaches."

Work highlights

Continued to advise the King Fahd Causeway Authority on project finance and development aspects of the proposed USD3.5 million road and rail project which will connect Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

Notable practitioners

Paul Smith is proficient at assisting clients with the financing and development of PFI and PPP projects. His expertise spans accommodation, energy and healthcare developments.
"Paul is a great lawyer who is good at handling deals and is pragmatic."

Jonathan Dames is noted for his skilful representation of clients in both domestic and international PFI and PPP transactions. He regularly assists with the development and refinancing of energy and accommodation projects.
"There aren’t many lawyers I trust more than Jonathan – he is committed to ensuring the deal works for his client."

James Snape advises clients on a variety of PFI and PPP transactions, with a particular focus on waste-to-energy projects. He additionally serves as co-head of the firm's projects department.
"He is responsive, intelligent and focuses on the contractual and commercial issues in order to help drive the best outcomes for his clients."

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