Miles Tonkin

Associate, London



Miles is a senior associate in the Project Development and Finance Group in the London office. Miles is an energy and infrastructure finance lawyer who acts for commercial banks, multilaterals, development finance institutions, institutional investors, sponsors, infrastructure and private equity funds and corporates on energy, natural resource and infrastructure financings in a wide variety of jurisdictions. Miles has significant experience advising clients on project finance, acquisition finance, syndicated lending and reserve based lending transactions.

Prior to joining the Firm, Miles spent six months on secondment in Singapore working on energy and project finance transactions.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales

Legal Practice Course, BPP, London

Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP, London

MA (Hons)
University of Edinburgh


Acquisition of a Spanish fibre business
Representation of a joint venture in relation to their successful bid to acquire a Spanish fibre business.

Acquisition of Dutch Energy Transition company
Representation of fund managers in relation to their successful bid to acquire a Dutch energy transition company.

US$1.25 billion financing of Shenandoah project
Representation of Société Générale as Administrative Agent and Structuring Bank for a consortium of international lenders in connection with the US$1.25 billion financing (comprised of four revolving credit facilities) of the Shenandoah project covering the field of Walker Ridge blocks 51, 52 and 53 in the Gulf of Mexico.

Kalistanneva and Matkussaari onshore wind farm
Representation of VALOREM, the French pioneering independent renewable energy developer and operator, on the divestment of the 165 MW Kalistanneva onshore wind farm to a Finnish consortium formed by HELEN Oy and the Bank of Åland Wind Power Fund Non-UCITS, and the simultaneous approximately €135 million project financing of the neighbouring 148.5 MW Matkussaari onshore wind farm, together with the negotiation and settlement of all related commercial arrangements.

Balen Battery Energy Storage System project
Representation of the lenders in connection with the project financing of the Balen Battery Energy Storage System Project in Belgium.

Acquisition of GTT Communications by ISquared Capital
Representation of the mandated lead arrangers on the provision of approximately US$1.1 billion of underwritten facilities for the acquisition of GTT Communications' telecoms infrastructure business by I Squared Capital.