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Power and Transmission

Our dedicated power team focuses on projects and transactions in domestic markets, cross-border in Africa and globally, bringing particular experience to emerging markets. 

Our Africa team works for lenders, financial institutions, multilateral institutions, sponsors, equity investors, contractors, governments and parastatals to develop, finance, construct and operate a diverse range of capital-intensive projects and facilities on the continent. 

With a market-leading reputation for delivering complex power projects and related multi-source financing in emerging markets, our experience covers power plants fueled by natural gas, petroleum, renewables, hydro, waste and geothermal resources, alongside transmission networks and distribution systems

Local insights, global outlook: our teams in 20 African countries understand the specific political, financial, regulatory and economic issues. You also have access to the global resources of an Africa team with more than 200 lawyers in key financial centers including Johannesburg, Casablanca, London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Perth, Hong Kong and Beijing. 

We address the complex issues facing large-scale power generation and transmission, including the regulatory, project finance and corporate issues that are typically required to move projects from conception to execution. 

Key capabilities include: 

  • development, construction and financing
  • purchase and sale of assets – acquisitions/dispositions
  • contract negotiation
  • siting, developing, permitting and financing power projects
  • thermal and renewable power
  • regulatory compliance
  • concession and implementation agreements
  • throughput and other offtake agreements
  • EPC agreements
  • fuel supply
  • transportation and long-term supply agreements
  • operating and maintenance contracts
  • service agreements

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you to achieve your objectives.