James is a Partner in the Energy, Projects and Construction Group and co-heads the firm's Projects Group. He specialises in complex infrastructure and energy projects. He has worked on major infrastructure, energy and PPP projects for over 20 years in the UK, mainland Europe , the Middle East, and South East Asia acting for sponsors, funders and public authority clients. James and the team also provides specialist support on secondary market and M&A transactions in the infrastructure, energy and PPP sectors to our clients including leading infrastructure, pension and sovereign wealth funds.
He is recognsied by clients and peers as one of the leading commercial lawyers in the waste and bioenergy sectors where he has advised clients on the construction, financing and operation of numerous waste to energy, biomethane and biomass facilities in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Singapore, Malaysia, Jordan the Caribbean and the UAE together with disputes related to the design and construction of these types of facilities.