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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
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Charlotte L Morgan

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Work 020 7456 3182
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Linklaters Business Services

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Project, Energy and Infrastructure Partner

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Charlotte Morgan has a wide range of experience in the energy and infrastructure sector. On the infrastructure side Charlotte leads the team advising Thames Water in respect of the £4.1bn super sewer Thames Tideway project, creating a new structure for investment in infrastructure projects. She continues to advise a consortium of 3i, Siemens and Innisfree on the circa £1.5bn rollingstock procurement for Thameslink. In new power generation she is advising Centrica in respect of its new nuclear joint venture with EdF and 2Co in respect of the first to market carbon capture and storage project in the UK. In transmission she advised Transmission Capital in respect of their successful purchase Offshore Transmission Operator assets at Robin Rigg, Gunfleet Sands, Ormonde and Barrow and in respect of the bids for Lincs, Gwynt y Mor and London Array. She is currently advising National Grid and Elia in respect of the UK-Belgium interconnector.


London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Power (including electricity and renewables)

Within: Leading individuals

Charlotte Morgan - Linklaters LLP

Within: Power (including electricity and renewables)

At Linklaters LLP clients get 'an excellent service all around', 'very good client access and strong continuity which helps with repeat deals'. The department handles a healthy variety of project financing mandates, corporate transactions and disputes, and is currently assisting the central government with its future nuclear strategy. Among the names to note feature the 'very commercial and approachable' John Pickett and the 'formidably bright' infrastructure and projects practice head Jeremy Gewirtz who collaborated with the corporate team to advise Mitsui and ENGIE on the sale of the portfolio containing the Saltend, Deeside and Indian Queens UK power plants to Energy Capital Partners. Richard Ginks recently oversaw a 40% shareholding acquisition in the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm on behalf of Equitix while Charlotte Morgan plays a key role in the firm's nuclear offering. Also notable is the 'excellent, solution-driven and commercial' Richard Coar who jointly spearheads the renewables practice with Pickett and is currently leading counsel to the project company on the financing and development of the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm.

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London: Risk advisory

Brexit

Within: Brexit

Linklaters LLP operates across practice areas and jurisdictions to assist clients with navigating Brexit-related challenges and opportunities. In the financial services sector, the firm's depth and breadth of expertise puts it on a strong footing to advise a wide range of financial institutions on the impact of Brexit on corporate structures, reorganisation/restructuring options, financial regulatory issues (such as passporting and equivalence), jurisdiction analysis (for relocation/setting up) and employee-related issues, among others. Michael Kent, Peter Bevan and Harry Eddis are among the practitioners to note in this space. The firm also engages extensively with UK and EU trade bodies, as well as regulators; Deepak Sitlani and Mark Brown have spoken on a number of occasions at ISDA conferences. Aside from financial services, the firm advises clients from various other industries on the implications of Brexit, including retail, energy and automotive. Christopher Bellamy QC and Lucy Fergusson jointly lead the group, which also includes Nicole Kar, Charlotte Morgan and Matthew Weiniger QC.

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London: Transport

Rail

Within: Leading individuals

Charlotte Morgan - Linklaters LLP

Within: Rail

Linklaters LLP handles a range of rail sector corporate, finance, real estate and regulatory matters for sponsors, lenders, rolling stock companies and government clients. Headline work includes advising the lenders on the $2.73bn project financing of the $4bn construction of the Nacala Corridor Rail and Port project in Mozambique and Malawi; and advising the lenders to the bidders on the £3bn acquisition of HS1 for a joint venture managed by InfraRed Capital Partners.  Fiona Hobbs and Charlotte Morgan lead the team, while Stuart Rowson, Ian Andrews, consultant partner Bruce White, and Jessamy Gallagher are also noted.

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