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Linklaters Business Services

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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7456 2000
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Richard Coar

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Work 020 7456 2000
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Linklaters Business Services

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Richard specialises in advising governments, sponsors and funders on a wide range of innovative, award-winning and first in market power and infrastructure transactions around the world. Within the energy sector, he has advised on virtually all types of thermal and renewable generation, on both distribution and transmission networks and on upstream/midstream oil and gas transactions. In the infrastructure sector, he has advised on a wide range of PFI/PPP and other infrastructure transactions, including on projects relating to defence, education, health, rail (both heavy and light), rolling stock and roads. Within these sectors, he advises on project finance, M&A & IPOs, applicable regulatory regimes and the full range of project documentation.


London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Power (including electricity and renewables)

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Coar - 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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