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DLA Piper LLP

Projects & Energy

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What the team is known for

Well-developed projects team acclaimed for its work on behalf of project sponsors. Recognised for its work on PPP projects in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the wider Gulf region, notably in regard to infrastructure projects. Infrastructure expertise is complemented by its experience acting on behalf of sovereign entities on renewable energy matters.

Strengths

Commentators say that the team is "very well measured, very commercial and very well experienced in the region."

One source said: "DLA Piper is a very reliable and professional legal advisory firm given its significant prior experience in project finance transactions in the GCC region."

Notable practitioners

Keith Bullen has distinct experience acting as counsel to both sponsors and lenders on power projects, particularly in Saudi Arabia. Based in Dubai, he also has deep understanding of projects in Oman, and is singled out by sources for his deft handling of contract documentation.

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.

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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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Middle East-wide

Projects & Energy


Keith Bullen
Band 4
Trevor Butcher
Band 4