Mark has a wide range of experience advising on the development, financing, acquisition and disposal of project financed assets in the infrastructure and renewables sectors, with particular experience acting for investment funds.

He previously worked for Amey UK plc advising its Consulting and Strategic Infrastructure division, and prior to that spent six months on secondment to Infracapital (the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G Investments). Mark completed his legal training in the energy, resources and projects team for another major international law firm.

  • Energy

    • An infrastructure fund on the establishment of (and investment in) a renewable energy platform with a power company through which it acquired an initial interest in a 75 MW portfolio of solar projects, and advising on its continued investment in c.100 MW per annum. of European renewable energy projects.
    • An investor on its portfolio acquisition of 20 anaerobic digestion and biomass waste-to-energy assets, with a combined output of 70 MW.
    • The developer on the construction financing of a 14.5 MW RDF-fed gasification plant.
    • The owner in the disposal of a 100% interest in a 4.8 MW anaerobic digestion facility in Ireland.
    • A lender consortia on the limited recourse financing of three undersea wind farm transmission cables, under OFGEM’s transitional tender regime.
    • Cornwall Council on the restructuring and close of its integrated waste management solution. The project included the design, build, and operation by the principal contractor of an Energy from Waste facility.
    • A leading infrastructure fund on its further equity funding of an electricity and gas metering business.

    Infrastructure

    • An infrastructure fund on their acquisition of a broadband company in order to finance the build-out of the company's full-fibre broadband network. The investment was part-backed by the government's Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund
    • Amey (as principal contractor) on the key sub-contracts for the Isle of Wight's integrated waste management project, including the construction of a mechanical treatment plant and the upgrade of an existing advanced thermal treatment plant.
    • Infracapital on the joint divestment of its interest in ADP Ports.
    • A leading infrastructure fund manager on the completion of its disposal of a Canadian healthcare facility under a competitive tender process.
    • HICL Infrastructure Company Limited on completion of three incremental acquisitions in the project.
    • InfraRed Capital Partners on the establishment of InfraRed's new Yield Fund, and the transfer of 21 social infrastructure assets into the same.

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