Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Introduction to Project Finance (Including a Solar Case Study)

26 March 2019

Time: 6:01 - 8:00pm
Venue: CCLS Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary, University of London, 69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A

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The Energy Law Institute is delighted to be hosting a talk on Project Finance by Graham Vinter and Julie Scott, of Covington & Burling. The lecture will include a case study focused on solar energy.

Please note this event is open only to Queen Mary students and representatives from members of the ELI.

Graham Vinter is chair of Covington’s global Project Finance Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm, he was General Counsel of BG Group plc (2007-2015) and a member of BG Group’s Group Executive Committee, reporting to the Chief Executive.

Whilst General Counsel at BG Group, Mr Vinter was involved in a number of projects, including the company’s largest-ever project, an LNG liquefaction plant and related upstream development in eastern Australia with a combined capital cost in excess of $20 billion. In his previous career in private practice, he was involved in numerous infrastructure and energy projects around the globe, including road and rail transportation projects in Europe, power projects in Europe and Asia and LNG liquefaction projects in the Middle East.

Julie Scotto’s practice focuses on project finance and acquisitions in the energy, water, transportation and infrastructure sectors in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.