Given the legal, commercial, and political complexity of Public Private Partnerships (PPP), project participants need comprehensive legal advice from lawyers who have the commercial experience, market knowledge, technical and regulatory experience, and project management skills to support them in all aspects of project procurement. Our experience with advising all types of market participants enables us to anticipate issues that may arise during a project’s procurement and to find constructive solutions.
K&L Gates PPP practice lawyers have the experience to provide well tested and centralized project management skills to support their clients’ business objectives. Our lawyers’ backgrounds in finance, construction, engineering, and government policy enable them to apply their institutional knowledge to deliver creative, cost-effective solutions to projects within established structures and procedures.
We advise clients in many sectors including the energy, transportation, sports entertainment, telecommunications, health, accommodation, social housing, emergency services, custodial, education, and waste management industries all over the world. We have successfully represented the sponsors or promoters of PPP projects as well as lenders, investors, vendors, landowners, general contractors, operators, and equipment suppliers. Our lawyers advise on all phases of the project—from the initial concept, structuring, and development through bidding, financing, construction, and beyond.
In handling complex project transactions, we draw on the knowledge and skills of our lawyers in related practice areas. This multidisciplinary, firmwide approach gives our clients seamless access to focused advice so that they can make the best decisions for their projects and execute those decisions in the most efficient and effective manner.