Mark is a Senior Associate in the Energy and Infrastructure group.

Mark 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 at Hogan Lovells, where he worked in their Energy, Resources and Projects Team for three and a half years following his qualification.

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.

  • Energy

    • Renewables platform: Advised 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 75MW portfolio of solar projects, and advising on its continued investment in c.100MW per annum. of European renewable energy projects.
    • Renewables portfolio: Advised an investor on its portfolio acquisition of 20 anaerobic digestion and biomass waste-to-energy assets, with a combined output of 70MW.
    • RDF gasification plant: Advised the developer on the construction financing of a 14.5MW RDF-fed gasification plant.
    • AD Plant: Advised on the disposal of a 100% interest in a 4.8MW anaerobic digestion facility in Ireland.
    • OFTOs: Advised different lender consortia on the limited recourse financing of three undersea wind farm transmission cables, under OFGEM’s transitional tender regime.
    • Integrated waste management PFI project: Advised 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.
    • Electricity and gas metering: Advised a leading infrastructure fund on its further equity funding of an electricity and gas metering business.

    Infrastructure

    • Broadband: Advised 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
    • Integrated waste management PFI project: Advised 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.
    • Disposal of ports business: Advised Infracapital on the joint divestment of its interest in ADP Ports.
    • Canadian healthcare facility: Advised a leading infrastructure fund manager on the completion of its disposal of a Canadian healthcare facility under a competitive tender process.
    • London Underground Connect PFI Project: Advised HICL Infrastructure Company Limited on completion of three incremental acquisitions in the project.
    • InfraRed Capital Partners: Advised on the establishment of InfraRed's new Yield Fund, and the transfer of 21 social infrastructure assets into the same.

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