Provided by Andrej Kormuth
University of Cambridge, Magdalene College, LL.M., 2009; University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College, LL.B., 2007.
A projects and infrastructure attorney. Acted as sponsors’, lenders’ or procurer’s counsel on a substantial number of Middle Eastern I(W)PPs and wastewater deals in the last eleven years, including the latest wave of Saudi Arabian renewables, water and waste water projects and Qatar’s first renewables and latest conventional IPPs.
Has also led clients on several key landmark mandates, such as the proposed dual listing of a regional power company, the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar, several airport privatisation programmes, the Bahrain LNG import terminal, structuring of the West African Power Pool initiative, regulatory structuring for the Qatari and Saudi Arabian PPP programmes, the Sharjah Waste to Energy project (the first banked waste to energy deal in the Middle East), and Saudi Arabia's only polysilicon manufacturing plant to name a few. Notably these transactions encompassed broad range of contractual structures on which Andrej advised, from construction advice and negotiations across all FIDIC colours (green, red, silver, yellow and gold), to bespoke EPCs (turnkey, lump sum, cost plus, total max price etc), EPCMs, PMCs, DAs, concessions, O&Ms, JVAs and land rights agreements.
Law Society of South Africa
Andrej Kormuth is a prominent lawyer in energy and infrastructure projects who is mandated on matters across a number of jurisdictions, including Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. His experience spans renewables, water and power deals. He is based in Dubai.
"Andrej is a brilliant technician, extremely hard-working and diligent. He communicates advice and solutions to legal and commercial problems clearly, concisely and effectively."