Stephen C Kenny

Stephen Kenny is a UK based projects partner advising on government and infrastructure projects in the UK and globally. He has over 20 years' experience of advising private sector bidders, funders and government bodies on a wide range of projects including public private partnerships (PPPs), alliancing/partnering arrangements and other complex commercial outsourcing contracts. Stephen's experience covers projects in the defence, transport (including airports, air traffic control, rail), energy/environment and social infrastructure sectors. He has a detailed knowledge of bankable risk positions, government guidance, public  procurement and State Aid issues.

In addition to his projects expertise, Stephen has over ten years' experience advising on high value corporate finance and banking transactions particularly in the advanced engineering sector in the UK and internationally. 

Outside work

Stephen is a Council Member of Newman University, Birmingham.

Experience

Stephen's recent experience includes:

  • advising the UK Ministry of  Defence on Project Marshall a £1.6bn outsourcing of the military air traffic control system in the UK, the Falkland Islands and Cyprus
  • advising a major US defence contractor on its contractual arrangements on a major defence equipment programme
  • advising on a significant variation to a serviced accommodation PFI project of a major government facility
  • advising a UK airport operator on the development of it facilities
  • advising a leading global infrastructure fund on its secondary market purchase of primary health facilities
  • advising South London Waste Partnership on an energy from waste PPP

Follow Stephen Kenny on Twitter @StephenKenny01

Stephen Kenny

Stephen Kenny
@StephenKenny01

RT @WFplanning: We're delighted to welcome Dominic Richardson, Legal Director @GowlingWLG_UK, as today’s chair #MidlandsDev19 https://t.co/ Stephen Kenny (@StephenKenny01) Nov 15,2019

Stephen Kenny

Stephen Kenny
@StephenKenny01

RT @GowlingWLG_UK: We are pleased to announce that Andy Stylianou will become our UK LLP's new Chair in May 2020. Read the full story over… Stephen Kenny (@StephenKenny01) Nov 12,2019

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

    • Rankings & Awards
      September 2019
      Legal 500 2019 Leading Individuals - Project finance and PFI
    • Rankings & Awards
       2019
      Chambers (UK) 2020 - Projects: PFI/PPP: UK-wide - Band 3
  • 2018

    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      Chambers UK 2019 (Projects PFI/PPP) - Band 4
    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      The Legal 500 United Kingdom Hall of Fame - 2018
  • 2016

    • Rankings & Awards
       2016
      Leading individual, Legal 500 - Project finance & PFI
    • Career
       2016
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, partner
  • 2015

    • Community
      January 2015
      Newman University, Birmingham UK - Member of Council
  • 2014

    • Career
       2014
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP, Partner
  • 1998

    • Career
       1998
      Wragge & Co LLP, Partner
  • 1987

    • Career
       1987
      Wragge & Co LLP, Solicitor
  • 1986

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       1986
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 1984

    • Career
       1984
      Bettinsons, Articled Clerk/Solicitor
    • Education
       
      Chester College of Law, Law Society Finals
    • Education
       
      Leicester University, LL.B