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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Projects & Energy

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What the team is known for

Solid team providing transactional, financing and advisory assistance in the transport, social infrastructure and energy sectors. Offers noteworthy expertise in local mandates as well as those involving African jurisdictions and Turkey. Assists bidders with tender proceedings and also acts for sponsors on project developments. Clients include both private and public entities, as well as local and international financial institutions. Increased presence and recognition on the domestic market.

Strengths

Interviewees describe the practitioners as "excellent professionals" who are "pragmatic and problem-solvers."

Sources also report that the lawyers are "very flexible and very astute."

Work highlights

Acted for the lenders and the institutional investors on the EUR2.2 billion refinancing of a portion of the Tours-Bordeaux SEA high-speed line.

Notable practitioners

Amir Jahanguiri maintains a reputed practice for his work in project financing. He regularly assists clients with complex debt financing and refinancing matters. He is also recognised for his experience advising clients on projects in Turkey. One enthused client characterises him as "very commercial, transaction-oriented and not afraid to negotiate."

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Projects & Energy

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

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Location

21-23 rue de la Ville l'Evêque

Paris

Paris

France

75008

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Projects & Energy: International: Finance


Amir Jahanguiri
Band 2