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Phil Harris

T: +44 20 7809 2101 M: +44 7557 971 662 Email Phil | Vcard Office: London

Awards

Transport law firm of the year 2014

Transport law firm of the year 2014

Phil Harris Senior associate

Contact details

Phil Harris

Phil Harris
Senior associate

T: +44 20 7809 2101 M: +44 7557 971 662 Email Phil | Vcard Office: London

Phil's straightforward and no nonsense advice gets to the heart of the issues. Clients receive advice based not on a dry interpretation of the law but on advice that gives them pragmatic and practical results.
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Phil is a senior associate in the projects and infrastructure team. He has advised central and local government, sponsors, sub-contractors, funders and secondary market participants throughout the UK, Europe and Africa. For over 10 years, Phil has worked on every UK government infrastructure programme.

Phil's clients cover all infrastructure sectors, including accommodation, energy, transport and waste. He has worked alongside clients delivering availability and demand based projects, as well as clients purchasing assets in the secondary market. He frequently helps clients with pragmatic advice to issues that arise during operations.

Phil also advises clients on complex procurement and public law issues. He also advises more generally on commercial matters relating to service delivery such as outsourcing and the provision of specialist IT and financial services.

  • Construction and engineering dispute resolution
  • Projects and infrastructure
  • Project finance
  • Commercial, outsourcing and technology

Vinci Consortium

Advising this consortium on its bid for the University of Salford student accommodation project.

London Borough of Haringey

Advised this London borough on its Building Schools for the Future projects.

Interserve and Kajima

Advised the consortium on the UK government’s Priority School Building Programme, the first to use PF2.

More: Construction and engineering dispute resolution

North London Waste Authority

Advising on the North London Heat and Power project, a £450-500 million Energy Recovery Facility. Currently advising on the application for a Development Consent Order for this nationally significant project.

Circuit of Wales

Advising the sponsor on this £300 million development of an international motor racing circuit and industrial and technology park.

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

Advising the Trust on the development of new clinical facilities at the hospital and also on a new private patient unit.

Hitachi Europe

Advised on bids to supply and maintain ground breaking proton beam therapy equipment in hospitals in the UK and Denmark.

Lagos airport PPP

Advised a consortium bidding for the PPP concession to design, build, operate, finance and maintain the new Lekki-Epe International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria.

Secondary markets

Acting for Equitix and Dutch Infrastructure Fund on secondary market acquisitions.

More: Projects and infrastructure

Green Africa Power LLP

Advising this fund on a series of renewable energy project financings in sub-Saharan Africa.

Rock Infrastructure

Advising this infrastructure company on a series of project finance bids in the rail sector.

Dutch bank

Advised on the project financing of the acquisition and development of a portfolio of UK onshore wind projects.

More: Project finance

Post Office

Advising the Post Office on a series of projects relating to the provision of IT and telecommunications services.

KPMG LLP

Advising on the outsourcing of a large bank's payment protection insurance claims through a service centre based in Leeds and an offshore centre in India.

FIS

Advising this financial services group on an outsourcing for a major UK bank.

More: Commercial, outsourcing and technology
  • Power and renewables
  • Government and public sector
  • Rail
  • Construction and engineering

Cofely Fabricom

Advising on the EPC and O&M contracts for a series of ground mounted solar PV projects in the UK.

Cofely

Advising on a bid for a district heating project in the north of England.

Dutch bank

Advised on the project financing of the acquisition and development of a portfolio of UK onshore wind projects.

North London Waste Authority

Advising on the North London Heat and Power project, a £450-500 million Energy Recovery Facility. Currently advising on the application for a Development Consent Order for this nationally significant project.

Green Africa Power LLP

Advising this fund on a series of renewable energy project financings in sub-Saharan Africa.

West Sussex EfW

Advising a contractor on its bid to West Sussex Council for a PPP contract for an Energy-from-Waste facility.

More: Power and renewables

North London Waste Authority

Advising on the North London Heat and Power project, a £450-500 million Energy Recovery Facility. Currently advising on the application for a Development Consent Order for this nationally significant project.

Green Africa Power LLP

Advising this Government fund on a series of renewable energy project financings in sub-Saharan Africa.

Hitachi Europe

Advised on bids to supply and maintain ground breaking proton beam therapy equipment in hospitals in the UK and Denmark.

Post Office

Advising the Post Office on a series of projects, projects and contracts.

London Borough of Haringey

Advised this London borough on the procurement of waste collection services.

More: Government and public sector

Rock Infrastructure

Advising this infrastructure company on a series of project finance bids in the rail sector.

Crossrail rolling stock project

Advised Hitachi Rail Europe on its bid for the Crossrail rolling stock project.

LondonWaste Limited

Advised this company on its Office of the Rail Regulator's licence exemptions.

More: Rail

Vinci Consortium

Advising this consortium on its bid for the University of Salford student accommodation project.

London Borough of Haringey

Advised this London borough on its Building Schools for the Future projects.

Interserve and Kajima

Advised the consortium on the UK government’s Priority School Building Programme, the first to use PF2.

More: Construction and engineering
  • Europe
  • Africa

Hitachi Europe

Advised on bids to supply and maintain ground breaking proton beam therapy equipment in hospitals in Denmark.

Iona Capital

Advising on the acquisition of project assets in the secondary market in Germany and the UK.

Bucharest Southern Ring Road PPP Project

Advising the Romanian Ministry of Transport on the development of the new Bucharest Southern Ring Road.

More: Europe

Transport for Cape Town

Advised the City of Cape Town on the establishment of its new transport authority, Transport for Cape Town. Now advising on the development of TCT's integrated transport strategies.

Lagos airport PPP

Advised a consortium bidding for the PPP concession to design, build, operate, finance and maintain the new Lekki-Epe International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria.

Green Africa Power LLP

Advising this Government fund on a series of renewable energy project financings in sub-Saharan Africa.

More: Africa

Awards

Transport law firm of the year 2014

Transport law firm of the year 2014

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