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What the team is known for

DLA Piper has a well-developed projects team which is particularly acclaimed for its work on behalf of project sponsors. Its lawyers are recognised for their work on PPP projects in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the wider Gulf region, notably in relation to infrastructure projects. The team's infrastructure expertise is complemented by its experience acting on behalf of sovereign entities on renewable energy matters.

Strengths

A client said: "DLA have strong partners and associates who are very experienced and add value to the project by giving very helpful feedback."

Notable practitioners

Keith Bullen is an esteemed lawyer with distinct experience acting as counsel to both sponsors and lenders on power projects, particularly in Saudi Arabia. Based in Dubai, he also has a deep understanding of projects in Oman, and is singled out by sources for his deft handling of contract documentation.
"I see a lot of Keith; he is very pragmatic."

Rob Harker is an increasingly well-regarded project finance lawyer with significant expertise representing lenders in renewable energy projects. Based in Dubai, he also has experience in PPPs.

Dubai-based Trevor Butcher is the Middle East head of finance and projects at DLA Piper, and is frequently engaged on energy and infrastructure deals throughout the region. His experience also includes acting for developers and government entities on water project financings.
"We really like working with Trevor. We consider him to be part of our team."

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Projects & Energy

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Middle East-wide

Projects & Energy


Keith Bullen
Band 3
Trevor Butcher
Band 3