Global UK Projects
1Allen & Overy LLPProjects2023 | Band 1 |Allen & Overy is considered a first port of call for highly significant projects work, both domestically and internationally. The firm is highly active in a number of sectors, including energy, social infrastructure and transport. It offers particular expertise in nuclear and renewables projects. The team demonstrates strong credentials in highly complex funding structures, including bond and multi-sourced financing work. It is well regarded for its representation of lenders and lender groups. 1Clifford Chance LLPProjects2023 | Band 1 |Clifford Chance has a leading practice with particular expertise in African power developments and extensive experience in a range of conventional and renewable power projects. The firm draws from a wealth of resources in areas such as environment, capital markets and construction law to provide an integrated offering. It is recognised for providing expert advice to both lenders and sponsors. The firm offers substantial experience in handling cross-border and multinational projects. 1LinklatersProjects2023 | Band 1 |Linklaters calls upon a highly regarded roster of sector experts to provide top-tier services in oil and gas, infrastructure and renewables projects globally. The firm is considered an industry leader in significant energy project financing deals. The team frequently works with large bank consortiums, government institutions and infrastructure funds. The firm also offers strong technical skills in domestic PFI and PPP developments. It is a notable presence in developing markets, particularly in connection with LNG petrochemical developments. 1Milbank LLPProjects2023 | Band 1 |Milbank has a standout projects group acting for a range of multinational clients. The firm regularly advises on substantial matters in the oil and gas sector, in addition to assisting with telecommunications and renewable energy developments. The team possesses noteworthy capabilities in relation to both new financings and restructurings. The firm is recognised for its expertise in Middle East and Africa projects. It displays substantive knowledge of new and emerging technologies. 1Shearman & Sterling LLPProjects2023 | Band 1 |Shearman & Sterling is a highly sought-after practice group with in-depth expertise in financing matters across Africa and the Middle East. The firm offers particular proficiency in oil, gas and renewables projects in challenging and emerging markets. The team frequently works with international and domestic lenders and sponsors. It is also engaged on international government projects including road and bridge developments. 1White & Case LLPProjects2023 | Band 1 |White & Case is a powerhouse outfit with outstanding credentials in market-leading energy, natural resources and infrastructure projects. The firm is regularly retained to advise on projects in the Middle East and Africa. It frequently works with export credit agencies and major international banks. The team provides additional expertise in healthcare and transport PPP projects. The firm continues to offer a broad base of capabilities in upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas projects, as well as renewable energy, mining and telecommunications developments.
- Latham & WatkinsProjects2023 | Band 1
2Norton Rose FulbrightProjects2023 | Band 2 |Norton Rose Fulbright is a major player in energy and natural resources projects, with particularly enviable credentials in mining developments across Africa and the Middle East. The firm demonstrates considerable skills in both domestic and international PPP project work. It has significant experience in water, waste and social infrastructure developments. The firm's specific areas of strength includes advising on road, rail and airport developments. 2Vinson & Elkins RLLPProjects2023 | Band 2 |Vinson & Elkins demonstrates strong credentials in oil, gas and petrochemical projects, as well as transport and water developments. The firm is called upon for its adept handling of transactions involving upstream and downstream assets, as well as chemical plants and independent power projects. The team is able to advise on projects in often challenging international jurisdictions. The firm is skilled in project financing and restructuring. It works with a wide range of clients including state-owned entities, project companies and lenders.
- Herbert Smith FreehillsProjects2023 | Band 2
3Baker McKenzieProjects2023 | Band 3 |Baker McKenzie is a well-regarded practice with particular expertise in the project financing of LNG, renewable energy and port developments. The firm frequently advises an array of clients including project companies, funds and other lenders. It possesses significant global capabilities, with a focus on developments in Europe and the Middle East. 3Bracewell (UK) LLPProjects2023 | Band 3 |Bracewell is a respected practice specialising in the financing of energy projects, particularly oil and LNG developments. The firm is frequently involved in multi-sourced project financings involving upstream oil and gas assets, as well as wind and solar parks. The team assists both sponsors and lenders with cross-border transactions. 3Covington & Burling LLPProjects2023 | Band 3 |Covington & Burling is a respected international practice with a notable presence on transactions in multiple regions, including Africa and the Middle East. It possesses significant capabilities in projects involving solar, hydroelectric and wind power generation, as well as gas-fired power plants. The firm acts for an array of different clients including developers, project companies and lenders. 3Freshfields Bruckhaus DeringerProjects2023 | Band 3 |Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer offers extensive knowledge of PPP programmes, including in relation to significant healthcare and transport projects. It is also adept at handling oil and gas projects globally, as well as major renewables projects. The firm frequently works with developmental investment banks, commercial banks and sponsors. Additionally, it offers extensive transactional experience in the negotiation of refinancing and restructuring arrangements. 3Hogan LovellsProjects2023 | Band 3 |Hogan Lovells is a distinguished practice offering integrated cross-border projects expertise, including in relation to greenfield and brownfield development and high-value financings. The firm is respected for its PPP offering across a range of sectors, including renewables and waste. Its clients include a range of financing institutions, governmental authorities and developers. The firm is active in projects located in developing markets. 3Sullivan & Cromwell LLPProjects2023 | Band 3 |Sullivan & Cromwell is noted for its advice to sponsor and borrower-side clients on complex projects in the oil and gas and mining sectors, among other areas. The firm is frequently called on to advise on project financing arrangements for international projects. It offers capabilities in multi-sourced financing including project bond financing. The firm is well regarded for its work in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
- AshurstProjects2023 | Band 3