Nick Helm is an infrastructure partner with 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. Renewables and net-zero projects are a focus, and Nick is active on energy from waste (EfW), energy storage, heat networks and clean air projects. 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, clean and renewable energy, transport, defence, healthcare, social housing and emergency services. He also has significant infra M&A/secondary PFI market and refinancing experience.
Nick coordinates the infrastructure, transport and energy group in the UK, and he is a key member of pro-Manchester’s Transport and Infrastructure Steering Group.
Nick is identified as a Leading Individual in The Legal 500 2023, which states: “I have worked with them and partner Nick Helm on many occasions and have always found them to be responsive and knowledgeable and will always be able to find the answers required. They are proactive and think outside the box to find solutions as well as managing risk.”