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Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Infrastructure, projects and energy.


Partner in London infrastructure, projects and energy group in advising on infrastructure projects in both the UK and internationally, across a range of social and economic infrastructure sectors including schools, hospitals, roads, renewable energy (and in particular solar). In addition to Simon’s valued commercial advice on projects, he is recognised for his successful track record in facilitating introductions and he has brought together investors, sponsors and developers on a number of projects in both the UK and internationally (in particular Africa) including solar, waste to energy, oil storage and hotel developments. Simon has particular experience of the solar sector, having advised sponsors, pv suppliers and funders on a number of projects. Important recent deals are: advising Trina Solar on a range of large ground mounted solar projects, including West Raynham – the largest UK solar project at 49.9MW. This included an innovative construction finance arrangement where the project was sold to Bluefield; advising BLB on the project finance of a number of large ground mounted solar projects ranging from 7MW to 20+MW; advising Just Ghana, a consortia of developers, sponsors and consultants, on a PPP strategic partnering agreement in Ghana which provides a framework for future infrastructure projects; advising a Macquarie led consortium on various infrastructure projects in Benelux including a number of tram projects in Belgium; advising the Barclays Infrastructure Fund on various road projects in the Netherlands.


Trained Bevan Ashford; qualified 1999; associate Pinsent Masons; associate Altheimer & Gray; senior associate Kilpatrick Stockton; senior associate White & Case; legal director and partner Addleshaw Goddard.


Westbourne College, Penarth; University of Wales (1995 LLB (Hons) 2:1).


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