Contact details

Will Lewis

T: +44 20 7809 2181 M: +44 7557 971 663 Email Will | Vcard Office: London

Awards

Transport law firm of the year 2014

Transport law firm of the year 2014

Will Lewis Senior associate

Contact details

Will Lewis

Will Lewis
Senior associate

T: +44 20 7809 2181 M: +44 7557 971 663 Email Will | Vcard Office: London

Will's main aim is to deliver legal solutions which achieve the client's goal. His wide range of sector experience allows him to deliver innovative solutions and structures. Will uses his strong initiative to provided clear, straight forward legal advice.
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Will has advised on infrastructure and energy projects since 2003 both within the UK and internationally. Since then he has been involved in all of the major government infrastructure programmes including PFI, NHS Lift, BSF and PF2.

He has a broad client base covering funders, sponsors, procuring authorities and contractors in both the primary and secondary markets.

Will advises clients across all phases of a project, from pre-procurement to bid phase as well as financial close, refinancing and on-going operational issues.

He has a broad range of sector experience including transport (rail, road, airports and ports), healthcare, education, custodial, waste, blue light and energy (including on and off shore renewables, energy from waste and oil and gas).


 “Senior Associate William Lewis is highly capable, with strong initiative”.

The Legal 500 UK 2013
  • Construction and engineering dispute resolution
  • Projects and infrastructure
  • Project finance

Circuit of Wales

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

European Train Control System

Advising Hitachi Rail Europe on a series of ETCS projects to provide high tech, on board signalling equipment as part of the European Rail Traffic Management System.

London Underground

Advising the project company to the Connect Radio project on the Airwaves variation to ensure emergency services radio coverage underground.

More: Construction and engineering dispute resolution

Circuit of Wales

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

Bucharest Southern Ring Road PPP Project

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

Secondary markets

Acting for Equitix, Dutch Infrastructure Fund, Allianz, Macquarie and Lend Lease on secondary market acquisitions. Acting for the vendors on the disposal of a shareholding in Birmingham International Airport.

Ministry of Justice

Advising the Ministry of Justice on the Belmarsh West and Maghull Prison PFIs and the establishment of a procurement framework.

Building Schools for the Future

Advising Balfour Beatty on the Ealing BSF scheme, SMBC as lenders to the Leeds BSF scheme and a bidder on the Waltham Forest BSF scheme.

More: Projects and infrastructure

Green Africa Power LLP

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

Dutch bank

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

Bucharest Southern Ring Road PPP Project

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

National Roads Telecommunications Services Project

Advising a syndicate of four lenders on the National Roads Telecommunications Services Project.

European wind farm portfolio

Advising a syndicate of lenders on the financing of the construction of a 200 MW portfolio of European wind farms located in France, Scotland, UK and Republic of Ireland.

More: Project finance
  • Power and Renewables
  • Construction and engineering
  • Rail
  • Government and public sector
  • Sport

Green Africa Power LLP

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

Dutch bank

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

European wind farm portfolio

Advising a syndicate of lenders on the financing of the construction of a 200 MW portfolio of European wind farms located in France, Scotland, UK and Republic of Ireland.

Gdansk Refinery

Advising a syndicate of international lenders on the financing of the Gdansk Refinery.

Milford Haven Refinery

Advising a syndicate of fourteen lenders on the financing of oil storage facilities at Milford Haven Refinery.

More: Power and renewables

Circuit of Wales

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

European Train Control System

Advising Hitachi Rail Europe on a series of ETCS projects to provide high tech, on board signalling equipment as part of the European Rail Traffic Management System.

London Underground

Advising the project company to the Connect Radio project on the Airwaves variation to ensure emergency services radio coverage underground.

More: Construction and engineering

European Train Control System

Advising Hitachi Rail Europe on a series of ETCS projects to provide high tech, on board signalling equipment as part of the European Rail Traffic Management System.

Network Rail

Advising Network Rail on the amendment of Parts F and G of the Network Code.

Franchises

Advising TOCs on the successful bids for and mobilisations of four UK rail franchises.

London Underground

Advising the project company to the Connect Radio Project on the Airwaves variation to ensure emergency services radio coverage underground.

More: Rail

Green Africa Power LLP

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

Bucharest Southern Ring Road PPP Project

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

Ministry of Justice

Advising the Ministry of Justice on the Belmarsh West and Maghull Prison PFIs and the establishment of a procurement framework.

Network Rail

Advising Network Rail on the amendment of Parts F and G of the Network Code.

Formula One

Advising a ministry of a Middle Eastern government bidding to host Formula One.

More: Government and public sector

Circuit of Wales

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

Moto GP

Advising Circuit of Wales in their negotiations with Dorna Sports S.L. to host Moto GP in the United Kingdom.

Formula One

Advising a ministry of a Middle Eastern government bidding to host Formula One.

More: Sport
  • Europe

Bucharest Southern Ring Road PPP Project

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

European wind farm portfolio

Advising a syndicate of lenders on the financing of the construction of a 200 MW portfolio of European wind farms located in France, Scotland, UK and Republic of Ireland.

Gdansk Refinery

Advising a syndicate of international lenders on the financing of the Gdansk Refinery.

More: Europe

Awards

Transport law firm of the year 2014

Transport law firm of the year 2014

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