Shane Wilson is a partner specialising in international project finance and general banking. Shane has been based in Dubai for over 11 years and advises clients in respect of projects/transactions across the Middle East and Africa.
Shane has advised lenders, governments, project sponsors and project companies in relation to a wide range of project finance transactions in various jurisdictions, including in respect of projects in the energy, utilities, oil and gas, infrastructure and metals sectors. He also advises sponsors and Islamic financiers on projects that have been financed in a Shari’ah-compliant way.
Shane has a wide range of experience advising in respect of all finance and security-related documentation, including drafting/negotiating such documentation in respect of projects that have utilised conventional financing, Islamic financing, export credit, government funding, mezzanine/subordinated funding and other forms of credit. Shane also advises clients in respect of their offtake arrangements, concession agreements, fuel supply agreements and other project documentation.
Shane advises clients in respect of a number of non-project-related finance and security matters, including advising borrowers and lenders in relation to infrastructure financings, general corporate finance transactions, restructurings, property and construction financings, trade financings and in respect of a number of other types of secured, non-secured, bilateral and syndicated conventional and Shari’ah-compliant finance transactions.
Shane regularly assists clients in relation to their procurement processes (from feasibility studies through to tender evaluation and award) and joint venture processes, including drafting and negotiating joint venture agreements, shareholders’ agreements, corporate documentation, third-party service and consultancy agreements and requests for proposals (and other ancillary documentation associated with the same).
Power and Water Project Finance Transactions
Oil and Gas Project Finance Transactions
Project Finance Transactions – Other Sectors