James Foo

Associate, London



James is an associate in the Project Development and Finance Group in the London office. James advises banks and other financial institutions, sponsors and corporates on complex cross-border energy, resources and infrastructure finance transactions. James has worked on project financings, reserved based lending transactions, mining finance transactions and acquisition financings across developed and emerging markets.

Bars and Courts
New South Wales
University of Melbourne


Actis acquisition of telecom tower portfolio from Telekom Srbija
Representation of Actis on its acquisition of a newly carved-out tower portfolio from leading Central & Eastern European telecommunications operator Telekom Srbija.

Multi-million dollar financing of a metals project
Representation of a mining company in connection with a multi-million dollar project financing, including senior debt, of a metals project in South Africa.

Mining development projects in Southern Africa
Representation of a mining company on several development projects in South Africa in the comprehensive overhaul of its debt and equity capital structure.

NEOM Green Hydrogen Project
Representation of NEOM Green Hydrogen Company, in an equal joint venture between ACWA Power, Air Products and NEOM, on the financing of the landmark US$8.4 billion NEOM Green Hydrogen Project powered by renewable energy for production and export of green hydrogen to global markets, capable of producing 650 tons per day of carbon-free hydrogen in the form of ammonia, to be located in Saudi Arabia.

Financing of gas peaking projects
Representation of a financial institution on the financing of an independent power producer’s portfolio of gas peaking projects.

Multi-million dollar financing of Scandinavian motorway project
Representation of a consortium in relation to the multi-million dollar financing provided by commercial banks and ECAs on a motorway project in Scandinavia.*

Multi-million pound financing of highway upgrade in Wales
Representation of the Lenders on a multi-million pound financing of the upgrade of the A465 (section 5 and 6 Dowlais Top to Hirwaun) highway.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case