Herbert Smith Freehills

Projects Department

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What the team is known for Handles a wide range of domestic and international project work. Recent mandates have included large-scale projects in Cameroon and Russia, as well as significant local energy and transport developments. Clients include banks, energy companies and infrastructure investors.

Notable practitioners

Martin Kavanagh is noted for his adept representation of clients in finance transactions concerning global energy projects, with particular experience in Africa. Clients highlight him for his "in-depth knowledge of finance matters."

Matthew Job acts for clients on the financing of both energy and infrastructure projects. One client describes him as "thoughtful and considered, with a broad base of experience allowing him to be flexible across a range of structures and situations."

Patrick Mitchell acts for sponsors, investors and public bodies on a range of project developments. He has recently been involved in the energy and rail sectors. Clients describe him as a "really good lawyer who is very responsive and very thorough."