Gowling WLG ranked in Infrastructure and Project Finance League Table

19 February 2021

Gowling WLG's Projects and Infrastructure team has been ranked in six categories by the IJ Global Awards 2020.

The awards celebrate the best-in-class transactions across the globe, and the rankings demonstrate the strength of the team's work on the most complex and high profile transactions across the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors.

The firm's rankings are:

  • Renewables Infrastructure Finance - 20th (previously not ranked)
  • Transport Infrastructure Finance - 15th (previously ranked 95th)
  • Europe - Project Finance - 13th (previously ranked 68th)
  • North America Project Finance - 18th (previously ranked 52nd)
  • Renewables Project Finance - 15th (previously not ranked)
  • Transport Project Finance - 11th (previously ranked 81st)

Jonathan Brufal, Head of International Projects, said: "We are proud to have been recognised in this iteration of the IJ Global Awards. Our team has made significant gains advising governments, sponsors and lenders across our network and this is highlighted by the significant changes in ranking from the previous year."

Gareth Baker, Co-leader of the firm's Energy Sector, said: "Our transactional practice has had a particularly active year in the energy sector, where we have advised on fundraisings, investments, acquisitions and disposals in many countries across a range of renewable technologies. We are proud to see the great work we have done for fantastic clients reflected in our improved rankings."

Gowling WLG's multi-disciplinary team has a market-leading reputation and operates seamlessly around the globe. The deal is another example of the team's position in the energy sector and follows a series of recent mandates, including advising: Highways England on the £1.6 billion A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down (Stonehenge) project; Bacanora Lithium on the placing of new share to raise $US65 million; advising Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited on its initial public offering; Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust plc ("DORE") on its initial public offering and Eelpower on securing a multi-asset agreement with Swiss sustainable energy infrastructure fund manager SUSI Partners.