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Norton Rose Fulbright

Andrew Buisson

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Norton Rose Fulbright

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Projects and Project Finance



Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

Highly regarded firm Norton Rose Fulbright has a thriving projects practice. It had another busy year for Ghana-related work in 2018, receiving instructions from longstanding clients and winning several new clients and panel appointments. Andrew Buisson, finance expert Daniel Metcalfe, Bayo Odubeko, who heads the Africa corporate desk, and Martin McCann, who specialises in infrastructure and natural resources projects, are key figures.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Within: Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Norton Rose Fulbright recently enhanced its capabilities in the infrastructure, energy and project finance sectors through its combination with Chardbourne Parke, which boasted a strong presence in the New York, Washington DC and Latin American markets. On the international front, Martin McCann is currently leading the advice to Yara Dallol with regards to the development of its new potash mine in Ethiopia and associated port terminal in Djibouti, while Chris Down is assisting Marubeni and JinkoSolar with the financing and development of the Sweihan solar PV in the UAE. Recent domestic social infrastructure mandates include Matthew Hardwick 's work on the East Slope student accommodation project which will provide and maintain of over 2000 units at the University of Sussex's Falmer campus, and the Meadows development at the University of Essex. Christopher (Chris) Brown leads the firm's financial institutional business group and is a key contact alongside Andrew Buisson and Daniel Metcalfe .

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London: Transport


Within: Rail

Norton Rose Fulbright‚Äôs 'knowledgeable'¬†multi-disciplinary team is active across a range of rail sector mandates including franchising and concessions, rolling stock, projects and infrastructure, planning, finance, environmental law, health and safety; IP, technology, competition, tax, dispute resolution, regulation, real estate and construction. It advised The Go-Ahead Group on the successful issuance of a seven year ¬£250m guaranteed bond; and advised Eversholt on its bid to finance new rolling stock for Arriva in connection with its bid to operate the Wales and Borders franchise. Internationally, the London team is assisting colleagues in Canada in advising the City of Ottawa on the Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project. The ‚Äėexperienced‚Äô Tom Johnson¬†leads the team, which¬†includes¬†Donald Warnock, who is experienced in infrastructure projects; the ‚Äėbrilliant‚Äô Andrew Buisson; of counsel Louise Auty, who handles rail sector finance matters; and senior associate Andrew Williams.

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