Latham & Watkins LLP

Projects Department

UK-wide
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What the team is known for Fields an impressive team of experts who often advise on energy and mining projects across the Middle East, Africa and the USA. Well regarded for its work in the oil and gas sector. Noted for its standout project financing expertise. Represents a noteworthy client roster including banks, export credit agencies and multinational oil and gas corporations.

Strengths"They have very impressive legal knowledge and the ability to generate documents in a concise and quick way," an interviewee reports.

"We benefit greatly from their experience and support," a client says, adding that "their international reach means that they are able to look into a variety of precedents."

Work highlights Advised the lenders with regard to the USD4.61 billion financing of the Duqm Refinery project in Oman.

Notable practitioners


Craig Nethercott
maintains a healthy reputation for his knowledge of upstream and midstream project finance transactions. He is particularly adept at advising on developments in Africa and the Middle East.
"He is a very good lawyer who is smart and commercial."