Eversheds Sutherland

Projects & Energy Department

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What the team is known for Noted energy practice advising a number of governments, parastatals and investors on matters relating to downstream oil and gas, PPP infrastructure projects and renewable power plant development. Its expertise includes hydro, solar and wind, while the team also advises on agribusiness projects. Highly experienced in project documentation, including EPC and O&M, as well as advising on the implementation of regulatory frameworks. Strong anglophone and francophone presence supported by its network of offices and affiliates across Africa.

Strengths Clients appreciate that "they have a good ability to see the big picture of a deal and to understand the interests of both sides and all the different stakeholders."

Work highlights Advised Voltalia on construction and O&M contracts for a number of solar projects around the world, including two 100 MW plants in Nigeria and a 40 MW plant in Kenya.

Notable practitioners London-based John Kemkers is a key contact at the firm.