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Clifford Chance LLP
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Work Department

Banking & Finance



Lawyer Rankings

London > Industry focus > Emerging markets

(Leading individuals)

Jeremy ConnickClifford Chance LLP

Clifford Chance LLP has offices across the globe, giving it a foothold in many emerging markets. The multi-disciplinary practice in London leverages expertise in banking, project finance, commodity and trade finance, structured finance, securitisation, derivates and both debt and equity capital markets mandates. Its recent work includes advising the mandated lead arrangers on a €250m financing for the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Montenegro, covered by a €80m guarantee by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, which was the first loan to be concluded under the World Bank’s Policy Based Guarantee Covid-19 cover arrangements. Further afield, its growing portfolio of work in Latin America includes assisting Goldman Sachs with Ecuador’s issuance of a $400m social bond. The lead partners are Leonard Cleland, who is known for his financing work in the CIS, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa; capital markets specialist David Dunnigan, who frequently acts for governments, municipalities, corporations and supranationals; and energy and infrastructure expert Jeremy Connick, who is also regional head for Southern Africa.

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

(Leading individuals)

Jeremy ConnickClifford Chance LLP

Clifford Chance LLP is highlighted by one client as the ‘top power law firm in the world’ and has notable expertise in African markets, handling major renewable energy transactions. Russell Wells is the global head of the energy and resources sector group, as well as co-heading the worldwide projects group, with notable experience in power and oil & gas. John Wilkins is joint head of the global nuclear group and has strength in the areas of nuclear power and hydrogen, while James Pay heads the global renewable energy team, advising on large offshore wind farm projects, and Clare Burgess is a key name for multi-sourced financings and refinancing. On the construction side, David Metzger co-heads the nuclear group alongside Wilkins, while other key names include Jeremy Connick who advises on power generation matters, and global power sector co-head Nicholas Hughes. Senior associate Anthony Santangeli is highlighted by clients for his energy transactional work.