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DLA Piper LLP

Projects & Energy

Band 4Africa-wideGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

International firm with a widespread network across the continent, ranging across anglophone, francophone and lusophone Africa. Handles both lender and sponsor-side work on sizeable projects, with further experience representing sovereign states. In addition to negotiating project documentation and restructurings, the group handles asset transactions, M&A and disputes in the energy sector. Notable capabilities in renewable energy, including on solar, hydropower, biomass and geothermal projects. Draws on expertise from its global bench of projects lawyers, including several based in the UK, the USA, France and China.

Strengths

"The firm has a good understanding of the energy sector," said one source, further commenting that the team's "advice is well drafted and practical."

Notable practitioners

Leeds-based Natasha Luther-Jones, and Alex Jones based in Perth in Australia, are key contacts as co-heads of the firm’s practice group.

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Projects & Energy Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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