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Projects and infrastructure

With a relentless focus on achieving our clients’ objectives, our projects and infrastructure team is renowned for its strategic thinking, commercial nous and for getting deals done with the minimum of fuss. 

With a team of highly motivated, personable individuals, we build enduring relationships with our clients.
 
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A team with a long history of working on major international projects around the world, we advise all of the key projects parties including:

  • governments and procuring authorities
  • sponsors and investors
  • debt and equity funders
  • contractors
  • other stakeholders.
We know that our clients’ needs vary throughout the lifespan of their projects.  We provide focused support at each project stage, including:

  • strategy and planning
  • procurement and bidding
  • contract drafting and negotiation
  • project financing
  • construction and O&M
  • post close day to day matters
  • refinancing, variations and disputes
  • secondary markets acquisitions and disposals.
     

We advise in virtually every infrastructure sector including:​

  • transport: road; rail; airports; and ports
  • energy: conventional power, district heating/cooling and renewables (including tidal, geothermal, energy from waste, biomass, anaerobic digestion, solar and wind)
  • accommodation: schools, student accommodation, regeneration, housing, healthcare, government accommodation, custodial, blue light. 

"They're open and flexible and they have an innovative, tailored approach. They understood the constraints of the project and the client's needs."
Chambers UK 2015

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.

North London Waste Authority

Advising on the North London Heat and Power project, a £450-500m 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 £300m 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. 

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.

Interserve and Kajima

Advised the consortium on the UK government’s Priority School Building Programme, the first to use PF2. Achieved financial close of the £122m HLR project for 7 secondary schools. 

Crossrail rolling stock project

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

Green Africa Power LLP

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

Iraqi oil refinery project

Acted for the developers of large oil refinery project in Iraq.  Included providing corporate structuring advice, drafting of MOU with the Government, Land Lease Agreements, Tolling Agreement and Concession Agreement.

Secondary markets

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

Sean Angle Partner

T:  +971 4 407 3902
M:  +971 55 224 4061 Email Sean | Vcard Office:  Dubai

Lawyer

Jonathan Cripps Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2084
M:  +44 7885 101 285 Email Jonathan | Vcard Office:  London

Latest news & insights

11 Sep 2015
19 Mar 2015

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Stephenson Harwood advises on PF2 Priority Schools project

Stephenson Harwood advised Interserve/Kajima consortium on the Hertfordshire, Luton and Reading batch of the Priority School Building Programme.

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10 Nov 2014

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Green Africa Power appoints legal advisers

Stephenson Harwood LLP and DLA Piper LLP will share the legal work on projects where Green Africa Power is considering an investment.

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09 Apr 2014

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Interserve/ Kajima consortium appointed as preferred bidder for PSBP

Interserve/Kajima consortium, has been appointed as the preferred bidder on the first private finance batch of the UK Government’s flagship school building programme.

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02 Feb 2014

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Stephenson Harwood Dubai appoints a new corporate and projects partner

International law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has appointed Sean Angle as a corporate and projects partner in the Dubai office.

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27 Feb 2013

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Stephenson Harwood acts on sale of UK specialist Hospitals to Care UK

International law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised on the sale of UK Specialist Hospitals to Care UK.

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19 Feb 2013

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Stephenson Harwood appointed to Government Procurement Service

International law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has been appointed to the General Commercial Law Lot of the Legal Services Framework for the Government Procurement Servi..

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27 Jan 2013

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City of Cape Town advised on new transport authority

International law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP, has been instructed by the City of Cape Town to advise on the establishment of a new transport authority for the City.

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