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Richard Ginks

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Partner in Energy and Infrastructure Group in London with a particular focus on the development, acquisition and financing of energy and infrastructure assets, both in the primary and secondary markets. He regularly acts for governments, sponsors and lenders, and has experience acting on capital markets, commercial bank, ECA backed and hybrid financing structures.


Trainee solicitor Linklaters, 1996-98; associate 1998-2002; managing associate, 2002-07; partner, London and Singapore (2008).

London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Within: Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Linklaters LLP handles infrastructure transactions, major financings and refinancing matters, and new-build projects, both in emerging markets and domestically. Recent highlights include Fiona Hobbs and Andrew Jones, who heads the firm’s Africa group, acting for the lenders on the proposed financing of a rail line built by Vale in Mozambique running from the Tete mine to Nacala, and former global infrastructure group leader Bruce White advising the European Investment Bank (EIB) on the financing of Project Spark, the first phase in the government’s nationwide smart meter roll-out programme, and Project Thistle, which involved a £40m funding partnership between the EIB and two other commercial banks. Matthew Keats, who specialises in Russian and CIS matters such as the financing of the Yamal LNG deal in Russia, Jeremy Gewirtz, who leads the London energy and infrastructure team, Richard Ginks and Richard Coar are all also recommended.

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