Giji’s practice focuses on the
development and finance of domestic and international energy projects.
He has extensive experience representing project sponsors through development
(including through the negotiation and drafting of power purchase agreements and
other long-term offtake agreements, physical and financial swaps, engineering,
procurement and construction contracts, operation and maintenance agreements,
management services agreements and site services agreements), acquisitions and
dispositions, joint ventures and financings. His representation has included
transactions involving LNG facilities, methanol facilities, petrochemical
refineries, carbon capture and sequestration facilities, natural gas processing
and storage facilities, natural gas and CO2 pipelines, wind energy, solar
energy, natural gas-fired peaking and combined-cycle power plants, thermal and
battery energy storage, transportation, aviation and ports.
His prior experiences include a two year secondment to International Finance
Corporation’s Office of General Counsel where he worked on multi-currency
corporate financings, project financings and equity investments in
infrastructure projects in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica,
Ecuador, El Salvador, India, Mexico, Pakistan, Panama, the Philippines, Romania,
Russia, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan and Turkey.
Giji is currently ranked as a Projects Leading Lawyer in Chambers Global and Chambers USA, and has been recognized for excellence by numerous leading industry and legal publications, including being named one of 34 "Groundbreaking lawyers" by Public Utilities Fortnightly.