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Dentons, Tim Pipe, London, ENGLAND

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Tim Pipe

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Tim is a partner in the Banking and Finance group. He has considerable experience in advising lenders, borrowers, international financial institutions and trading companies in relation to financings in the energy sector (with particular focus on upstream oil and gas businesses), and in emerging markets (particularly the Russian Federation/CIS and Nigeria). Tim has worked on a wide range of financings, in particular reserve-based lending facilities, prepayment facilities, pre-export finance facilities, as well as more traditional corporate lending transactions. Tim has worked on financings for a wide range of borrowers, with recent transactions involving distressed national and independent oil companies in Africa, acquisition-focused independent exploration companies in Brazil and North Sea explorers.

Career

Partner—Dentons (2015-present), Of Counsel / Senior Associate—Herbert Smith Freehills (2009-2015), Managing Associate—Linklaters (London and Moscow) (2003-2009), Lawyer / Trainee Lawyer—DLA Piper (1999-2003)


London: Finance

Trade finance

Within: Trade finance

'It is known as a top law firm in the market and has a great position in the market', remarks a client of Dentons. The firm's depth of expertise in banking and finance, energy and natural resources, as well as its presence in emerging markets gives its London team a strong standing in the market. Head of banking and finance Paul Holland leads the commodities, trade and upstream finance group  and deals with export credit financing and asset financing. In his team, Celia Gardiner has a long-standing reputation as one of the leading lawyers in the market and she frequently advises lenders and borrowers on financing transactions in the production, transportation and sale of commodities and in receivables financing and invoice discounting transactions. She also handles pre-export financing facilities, structured prepayment arrangements, borrowing base facilities and other working capital facilities for  traders, receivables financing, and restructuring and workouts in the natural resources sector. Howard Barrie rejoined the firm from Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP in 2018, and clients describe him as 'among the top lawyers in his field with enormous talent and experience'. Tim Pipe, who handles financings in the energy sector and in emerging markets, is also recommended.

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