Joshua Cohen

Associate, Abu Dhabi



Joshua is an associate in our Project Development and Finance group, based in the UAE. 

Joshua advises on projects and transactions in the energy, water, wastewater, oil and gas and infrastructure sectors. He has acted on matters for procurers, sponsors, lenders, financial institutions and government entities.

Prior to joining White & Case, Joshua worked at a Magic Circle firm, based in their Abu Dhabi office. 

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
LLB (Hons) (Law)
Nottingham Law School
BA (Hons)
University of Newcastle



  • Representation of International Finance Corporation in connection with the scaling solar programme.*
  • Acting for an energy developer on the acquisition of 9 brownfield power projects in countries across Africa.* 
  • Acting for Alcazar Energy in connection with the proposed acquisition of a wind power project in Jordan.*
  • Representation of an energy developer on the project financing and development of 30MW/60 MWh electrical energy-storage project in Jordan.*
  • Acting for Enel Green Power in connection with the project development and financing of the 240 MW Dumat Al Jandal wind energy IPP in Saudi Arabia.*
  • Advising Sumitomo Corporation on the development and financing of the Hamriyah IPP in Sharjah, UAE.*
  • Representation of Sumitomo Corporation in connection with the bid to develop Az-Zour North 2 IWPP in Kuwait.*
  • Representing the developer of a CCGT IPP in Yerevan, Armenia.*
  • Representation of the lenders to ACWA Power in relation to ACWA Power’s development and financing of the 700 MW DEWA IV Solar (CSP) IPP in Dubai, UAE.*
  • Representation of the lenders to a consortium bidding to develop and financing of the Sweihan Solar PV IPP in Abu Dhabi, UAE.*

Water and Wastewater

  • Representation of the Mitsui and Miahona consortium on its bid to develop the Dammam and Jeddah Airport 2 ISTPs in Saudi Arabia.*
  • Acting for a Spanish water developer in relation to its bid to project finance and develop the Rabigh 3 IWP in Saudi Arabia.*

Infrastructure and Construction

  • Acting for the procurer in connection with a managed equipment services and hospital accommodation PPPs in Saudi Arabia.
  • Representation of KAPP in connection with the procurement of the South Al-Jahra labour city PPP in Kuwait.*
  • Advising Modon on the development of template construction contracts and tendering package.*

*Experience gained prior to joining White & Case.