Paul is a banking and finance partner and head of energy and infrastructure at Browne Jacobson. He specialises in all aspects of general corporate lending, infrastructure finance, acquisition finance, project finance and restructuring spanning across bilateral, syndicated and debt platform structures. He advises across the stakeholder pool including borrowers, sponsors (across corporates, private equity houses, institutional investors and asset managers), financiers (including alternative debt providers) and public sector bodies.
Paul joined the firm in 2019 after having spent 10 years at Allen & Overy in their globally leading Projects practice. He has extensive experience advising on PFI/PPP and infrastructure acquisition/financing transactions across a broad range of energy and infrastructure sectors. Paul has led and advised on some of the largest and most complex national and international transactions, many of which are award winning, advising across the stakeholder pool. Paul continues to lead significantly sized and multi-disciplined Browne Jacobson teams in connection with large E&I projects.
Paul spent time on secondment at High Speed 1 on two separate occasions gaining invaluable experience as life as a client and has also spent time working in the United Arab Emirates.
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Igneo Infrastructure Partners
Advised Igneo Infrastructure Partners on their successful £995m acquisition of a stake in the Multifuel Energy from Waste JV from SSE plc.
Igneo Infrastructure Partners
Advised Igneo Infrastructure Partners on their successful acquisition of the entirety of Wheelabrator UK from Macquarie.
Advised a global asset manager on their proposed purchase of the Suez UK recycling and recovery business
Advised on the corporate and funding set up of Blazehill Capital. Paul has continued to advise Blazehill on corporate lends including a growth capital lend to Anexo plc.
“Paul Hill is an experienced and strong projects and infrastructure finance lawyer who is also enjoyable to work with. He has deep sector knowledge and provides top-quality, insightful and practical advice, often on tight deadlines. He is very focused, commercial and good at getting into the matter at hand”
“Paul Hill is a star, he stands out. I see him as proactive, pragmatic and adept at putting structures together”
“[Paul’s team] worked seamlessly and to a very tight timescale in order to help us to achieve a great result in this complex cross-border deal. The team has great commercial awareness, fully available and great knowledge in complex deal structures and really gets to the root of what a business is trying to achieve.”
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