Alex is an associate in the Project Development and Finance practice in London. Alex acts for sponsors, lenders and governments on a range of financing and project development matters across the natural resources, energy, power and infrastructure sectors.
Alex joined the Firm as a trainee in 2016 and qualified in 2018, after having spent 6 months on secondment to the Firm's Stockholm office.
Reko Diq copper gold mine, Pakistan
Representation of the Federal Government of Pakistan, the Provincial Government of Balochistan, Government Holdings (Private) Limited (GHPL), Oil & Gas Development Company (OGDCL) and Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) on the reconstitution of the Reko Diq project and the comprehensive resolution of a US$11 billion dispute.
Power supply and offtake contracts restructuring and renegotiations
Representation of a government entity in connection with the restructuring and renegotiation of power supply and offtake contracts with multiple independent power producers and other energy sector reform measures.
Multiple independent power projects in renewable energy
Representation of a government entity in connection with the structuring, tendering, negotiation and closing of multiple independent power projects, including renewables (solar and wind), battery storage and conventional power.
Acquisition of a portfolio of UK power assets
Representation of the prospective purchaser in connection with the acquisition of a portfolio of UK power assets, including gas fired power plants and an extensive development pipeline of battery storage assets.
Riyadh PP11 US$1.3bn refinancing
Representation of the incoming and exiting financiers (including commercial lenders, Islamic financiers and export credit agencies) in connection with the US$1.3bn refinancing of the Riyadh PP11 1,730 MW gas-fired IPP in Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh PP11 refinancing was awarded "MENA Refinance Deal of the Year 2021" by IJGlobal.
Bridge-to-bond term facility for an NOC
Representation of an NOC with a bridge-to-bond term facility (including a further uncommitted incremental facility) and a term loan facility.
West Africa power generation project
Representation of a government entity, with the additional support of a development bank, in connection with the development of a power generation project in Western Africa.
Multi-billion dollar pipeline project
Representation of an IOC regarding its investment in a multi-billion dollar pipeline project.
US$9.1bn hybrid financing for Amur Gas Chemical Complex
Representation of the sponsors, Sibur Holding and China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), in connection with the US$9.1bn hybrid financing for the development and construction of the landmark Amur Gas Chemical Complex (Amur GCC) in the Russian Far East.
First foreign-based investment based IPP's in Azerbaijan, focused on major renewable energy projects
Representation of the Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan in connection with a 240 MW wind power project that will be located in the Absheron and Khizi regions, Azerbaijan, and a 230 MW solar PV power project that will be located in the Absheron and Qaradagh regions, Azerbaijan. The projects are Azerbaijan's first foreign-investment based IPPs and first major renewable energy projects.
Financial restructuring of Petra Diamonds
Representation of the ad hoc group of bondholders in respect of the US$650 million 7.25% senior secured second lien notes in the financial restructuring of the London-listed diamond mining group, Petra Diamonds.
Solar PV projects in Latin America
Representation of an export credit agency as a potential lender in an acquisition, construction and operation of ground-mounted solar PV projects in Latin America, utilising a first of its kind financing structure.
Pathfinder ISTP projects in Saudi Arabia
Representation of Saudi Water Partnership Company on the structuring, tendering and closing of the pathfinder ISTP (Independent Sewage Treatment Plant) projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Minerals project financing in the UK
Representation of the lenders in connection with the proposed financing of a minerals project in the United Kingdom.
Balance sheet restructuring for a coal miner
Representation of New World Resources, a coal miner, on its second round of operational and balance sheet restructuring following the further significant decline in the coal price since the first round of restructuring in 2014.
Multi-million dollar financing for oil field developments in Nigeria
Representation of the sponsors in relation to a multi-hundred million dollar additional financing tranche for oil field development activities in Nigeria.
Spanish PPP assets acquisition
Representation of the lender in relation to an equity bridge loan for the proposed acquisition of Spanish PPP assets.
1000MWDC power interconnector between the UK and France
Representation of ElecLink, the project company in respect of the project development, regulatory issues and proposed financing of the 1000 MW DC power interconnector between the UK and France.