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What the team is known for

Respected New York-based firm with a strong understanding of project sponsor work. Very well regarded for work on conventional oil and gas matters as well as on complex LNG projects at home and abroad. Possesses notable capabilities in regard to liquefaction projects. Also highly active on international mining project financings, with a particular strength in South America.

Strengths

A source reports: "They are clearly an outstanding law firm in terms of the quality and depth of the services they provide. They were really able to jump through all the hurdles presented throughout the transaction in a very successful way."

Clients say: "They are a top-notch team who are very responsive and provide very good advice."

Interviewees highlight: "They are thoughtful and work hard to push to get an outcome. They put a lot of time and effort into their clients."

Clients reveal: "They provide in-depth analysis, while at the same time providing easy to understand information and appropriate solutions."

Work highlights

Advised Sempra Energy on the development of an LNG liquefaction terminal project in Port Arthur, Texas.

Represented Minsur and Marcobre as borrower in connection with a $900 million project financing for the development of the Mina Justa copper project in Peru.

Advised Oleoducto de Crudos Pesados on the project financing for a 503 km pipeline project in Ecuador.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Mann has a strong track record for handling project finance and development across an impressive breadth of sectors, including mining, LNG and PPP infrastructure.
"He is responsive, proactive and a good negotiator. He is a great technical lawyer but his standout quality is his client management."

Inosi Nyatta is an esteemed project finance attorney who is particularly active in the LNG space, both domestically and internationally.
"Inosi is practical, gives great advice and has a real understanding of the technical documents." "She is extremely intelligent, pragmatic and effective. She always knows the documents and is the most prepared person on calls."

Sergio Galvis has considerable prowess in domestic and international energy infrastructure investments, with particular strength in the mining sector. He is highly knowledgeable of Latin American markets.
"He has an impressive ability to explain complex matters in a very easy manner to the nonlegal parties."

Werner Federico Ahlers is commended for his experience managing complex matters for clients engaged in large projects in Latin America.
"He is a very talented and extremely hard-working lawyer. He does things quickly and with great quality."

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Projects


Christopher L Mann
Band 2
Inosi Nyatta
Band 3
Sergio J Galvis
Band 2
Werner Federico Ahlers
Band 4

Projects: LNG


Inosi Nyatta
Band 1