Ian Coles heads the Africa and Mining practices, co-heads the Project Finance practice and served on Mayer Brown’s Partnership Board for seven years. He concentrates his practice on all aspects of bank and debt finance, ranging from projects and other structured finance to commodities financing and restructuring. He represents banks and other financial institutions, sponsors, and other participants in finance transactions throughout the world. Ian also provides advice to governments and ministries on the development of the mining industry in their jurisdictions.
Harvard Law School, LLM; University of Cambridge, BA