James Pay > Clifford Chance LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Clifford Chance LLP
E14 5JJ

Work Department

Banking & Finance



Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

James PayClifford Chance LLP

Clifford Chance LLP is at the forefront with regards to renewable power projects such as nuclear, offshore wind and low-carbon energies like hydrogen and CCUS. It fields a multi-disciplinary team providing expertise across all practice areas including corporate M&A, finance, projects, construction, litigation and dispute resolution. Dispute resolution is one of the corner stones of the energy offering with contentious matters being resolved through litigation ad arbitration. Russell Wells heads the energy and resources sector group and advises on transactions in emerging markets. James Pay focuses on the development of floating offshore wind projects while Jeremy Connick specialises in advising sponsors and lenders. John Wilkins and Nicholas Hughes are key lawyers.

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Mining and minerals

The mining and metals team at Clifford Chance LLP  advises clients on large M&A transactions and financing deals and is well supported by disputes practitioners who assist on large international litigation and arbitration. The London team sits as part of an integrated global practice which is well positioned to handle cross-border mandates and is headed by London’s James Pay, Simon Greenberg in Paris and Nicolas Cookson in Düsseldorf. Pay is experienced in mining and metals transactions in Africa, the Middle East and Europe; Audley Sheppard KC is a key name for disputes; and Luke Tolaini is recommended for investigations and enforcement work.