Construction Infrastructure Projects

Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf’s international project finance and development practice includes more than 40 lawyers in Europe, the US, Africa and the Middle East. Our lawyers have been structuring and completing the most complicated projects for more than 20 years. Our leadership position has been recognized by our peers in the form of numerous awards and consistently high rankings in leading independent publications.

We represent leading project sponsors, contractors, fuel suppliers, offtakers, underwriters, commercial bank lenders, equity participants, governmental entities, and multilateral and bilateral financing institutions. We have represented clients on all sides of domestic and international power generation, transmission and distribution, pipeline, oil and gas exploration and development, liquefied natural gas (LNG), water and wastewater, waste disposal, transportation infrastructure, social infrastructure, public-private partnerships (PPPs), and other infrastructure projects.

Our experience representing clients in connection with the construction and financing of infrastructure projects includes advising:

  • The City of St. Petersburg on the financing of the Pulkovo Airport Expansion project by means of a public private partnership, one of the first PPP projects in Russia.
  • The Government of Hungary (Ministry of Transport, Communication and Water Management) in connection with the proposed development, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the M-3/M-30 tollway running from Budapest to the Ukrainian frontier.
  • The Republic of Croatia on the refinancing of the first phase of the Istrian toll motorway and the financing of the construction, operation and maintenance of the second phase of the motorway under a concession granted to BINA-ISTRA d.d. Pula, a company majority owned and controlled by leading French contractor Bouygues Travaux Publics. This transaction was designated in 2004 by Project Finance magazine as “Deal of the Year – Europe, Middle East and Africa.”
  • Interbanca (now GE Capital) in relation to the €85 million construction financing of a port in Marina di Ragusa, Italy.
  • A major EU agricultural corporation in negotiations with a major Russian transportation company regarding proposed investments in expansion of a Russian sea port terminal.