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Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance | Europe


This chapter focuses on the development, acquisition and divestitures of large projects within the infrastructure and energy markets. Clients in this sector include sponsors, lenders, project originators and multilateral agencies and development banks. This section includes the development of refineries, pipelines, LNG and petrochemical terminals, power plants and wind power, waste-to-energy and hydropower technology. It also covers exploration, licensing, operation agreements and regulatory compliance across conventional, renewable and nuclear energy, as well as mining and minerals. It also features private and state-sponsored infrastructure projects, including motorway, toll road and bridge developments, rail and light rail systems and water treatment plants. It also includes the development of social infrastructure projects, such as hospitals, schools, housing and prisons.

All Lawyers profiles

Band 1
  1. Daniel Zerbib
    Daniel Zerbib
    Clifford Chance Europe LLP
    Clifford Chance Europe LLP | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    Daniel Zerbib has a strong presence in the domestic project finance markets, with work involving energy and infrastructure projects such as offshore wind farms, motorways and solar assets.
  2. Jean-Renaud Cazali
    Jean-Renaud Cazali
    De Pardieu Brocas Maffei
    De Pardieu Brocas Maffei | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Band 1 | 13 Years Ranked
    Jean-Renaud Cazali is a highly established project finance practitioner with experience advising on wind and solar projects, energy storage and infrastructure financing. He assists both lenders and borrowers.
Band 2
  1. Amaury de Feydeau
    Amaury de Feydeau
    White & Case LLP
    White & Case LLP | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Band 2 | 12 Years Ranked
    Amaury de Feydeau moves up the rankings this year following high praise from the market and assists with domestic energy and infrastructure mandates. He is experienced representing clients active across the telecommunications and transport sectors.
  2. Driss Bererhi
    Driss Bererhi
    Allen & Overy LLP
    Allen & Overy LLP | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Band 2 | 9 Years Ranked
    Driss Bererhi is the head of Allen & Overy's projects and infrastructure finance practice in Paris. He assists with the financing and refinancing of domestic concessions and projects. He also has experience advising on acquisitions and joint ventures.
  3. François April
    François April
    Linklaters | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Band 2 | 16 Years Ranked
    François April is renowned for his expertise advising on renewable energy projects. He has experience assisting with the financing, refinancing and restructuring of solar and wind assets.
Band 3
  1. Darko Adamovic
    Darko Adamovic
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years Ranked
    Darko Adamovic advises both sponsors and lenders on the financing and refinancing of infrastructure and energy projects. He moved to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in July 2023.
  2. Jean-Marc Allix
    Jean-Marc Allix
    Dentons | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Jean-Marc Allix is recognised in the market for his experience assisting with domestic project finance mandates. He advises on infrastructure concessions as well as energy project financing
  3. Laetitia Lemercier
    Laetitia Lemercier
    Gide Loyrette Nouel
    Gide Loyrette Nouel | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Laetitia Lemercier advises on the financing and refinancing of domestic infrastructure projects. She also assists with concession mandates.
  4. Laurence Martinez-Bellet
    Laurence Martinez-Bellet
    Watson Farley & Williams LLP
    Watson Farley & Williams LLP | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Band 3 | 17 Years Ranked
    Laurence Martinez-Bellet enters the rankings this year and represents public entities, energy companies and investors. She is particularly active in renewable energy assets financing and acquisitions.
  5. Sylvie Perrin
    Sylvie Perrin
    De Gaulle Fleurance
    De Gaulle Fleurance | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Band 3 | 15 Years Ranked
    Sylvie Perrin of De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés maintains a strong reputation for her varied expertise in the energy sector. She frequently advises on project financing in the wind and solar sectors, in addition to assisting with domestic and cross-border transactional mandates. Her clients include energy companies as well as investment funds and lenders.
Up and Coming
  1. Michaël Armandou
    Herbert Smith Freehills | Projects & Energy: Domestic: Finance
    2023 | Up and Coming