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Latham & Watkins LLP

Projects & Energy

2 ranked lawyersBand 2Middle East-wideGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Acclaimed project finance team with experience in a broad array of energy facilities. Advises on a wide range of PPP projects in the region, including infrastructure and utilities projects. Involved in major cross-border financing transactions, frequently acting for major energy companies and government entities. Also has extensive experience advising on EPC contracts.

Strengths

Sources say Latham & Watkins is a "fantastic global firm" with "a strong and historic practice in Saudi Arabia."

Notable practitioners

London-based Craig Nethercott is noted for his deep understanding of Shari'a-compliant financing structures. He is well versed in matters relating to Saudi Arabia, often working on government-related projects and petrochemical deals. He also features on numerous water and energy financings.

Villiers Terblanche is regularly seen by market commentators on renewables, infrastructure and energy projects across the region. He is based in Dubai, from where he is engaged by developers, investors and lenders.

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Middle East-wide

Projects & Energy


Craig Nethercott
Band 2
Villiers Terblanche
Band 4