Peter Wright is an energy lawyer who has been advising on international energy and infrastructure projects for over 20 years. He specialises in power and oil and gas transactions, advising on legal and regulatory regimes, procurement, project finance and commercial contracts in relation to energy sector projects, as well as on the acquisition and disposal of energy and infrastructure assets.
Peter’s clients include governments, government corporations, developers, contractors and lenders. His experience of power projects includes advising on the procurement of new projects, on the development and project financing of independent power projects involving a wide range of technologies, including nuclear, thermal and renewables, and on the licensing and regulation of existing projects. He also has advised on oil and gas projects, particularly liquefied natural gas (LNG) transactions, and on other infrastructure developments.
Peter’s practice is genuinely international, advising on projects in the UK and Europe, Africa, North and South America, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. He is recognised as having a particular expertise of projects in Africa, where he has worked on mandates involving over a dozen Sub-Saharan countries.
Peter has undertaken a number of secondments over the course of his career, including time at two of the leading international oil and gas supermajors. He was recommended for Projects and Energy by The Legal 500 UK and for Energy & Infrastructure by IFLR1000.
Oil and Gas