Nick Helm is an infrastructure partner with almost 20 years of sector experience gained in the UK and internationally. He specialises in advising on infrastructure project finance and PFI/PPP schemes, often in the social infrastructure sector and increasingly in renewable energy, transport and other economic infrastructure. Clean air and decarbonisation initiatives are an important developing focus and Nick is active in advising on Clean Air Charging Zones.
Nick’s clients include sponsors, contractors, equity investors, funders and the public sector (both central and local government). His sector experience takes in education, energy, transport, defence, healthcare, social housing and emergency services. He also has significant infra M&A/secondary PFI market and refinancing experience.
Nick is active in advising clients who have followed him from his previous firm, and supporting key focus areas of our Infrastructure Group, including clean air/decarbonisation, Northern Powerhouse positioning and various international PPP initiatives. Nick is a key member of pro-Manchester’s Transport and Infrastructure Steering Group.
The Legal 500 2022 states: "Nick Helm leads the team well, he always gives us a positive experience, is reliable, always willing to assist, to educate and to try to find alternative solutions that lead to better commercial outcomes."