Maurice is an associate in the Energy & Natural Resources Practice Group based in London. Maurice has advised across the UK, Europe and Africa, advising sponsors, investors, project companies and lenders on structures, financing agreements and commercial agreements for international infrastructure (airports and pipelines), power (conventional and renewable) and upstream/midstream oil and gas projects.

    Award Mouse thought multimedia interface book medal screen monitor

    Power/Project Finance

    • Advising Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets on the financing and acquisition of Severn (720 MW) gas-fired power station in the UK.
    • Refinancing and on-going operation of Baglan Bay (525 MW), Sutton Bridge (819 MW) and Severn (720 MW) gas-fired power stations in the UK for Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets.
    • Assisting on the advising on the acquisition and financing of a portfolio of power assets from EON that included the drafting and negotiation of trading agreements including an EMSA.
    • Advising Calon Energy on the financing and development of a 1,000 MW CCGT power project in the UK.
    • Advising AcrEnergy on the development of a biogas renewable power project in the UK.
    • Advising the governments of Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya on the proposed development of an interconnector electricity transmission line system and the ancillary trading platform across the three jurisdictions.
    • Advising the Government of Fiji on the partial divestment with respect to the Fiji Electricity Authority to the private sector.
    • Advising Solar Stream Ltd in relation to the development and financing of a Solar PV 40 MW power plant in Kenya.
    • Advising sponsors (including Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets) in relation to the development and financing of a 300 MW coal-fired power plant in Botswana.

    Up-stream Oil and Gas

    • Researching and preparing a legal opinion for Total S.A in regard to the oil and gas knock-for-knock regime.

    Mid-stream Oil and Gas

    • Advising Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH on the proposed development of a major natural gas supply pipeline to be constructed between Bulgaria and Austria across four countries.

    Other Infrastructure

    • Advising Airport Consulting Vienna on the proposed fundraising of a global airport investment fund.

    Education

    • University of Kent, LL.M.
    • University of Kent, LL.B.

    Admissions

    • England and Wales
    Award Mouse thought multimedia interface book medal screen monitor