Nathan Buckley

Nathan Buckley


Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 20 7296 2190

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Nathan Buckley is a finance lawyer with extensive experience advising lenders (including commercial banks, development finance institutions, multi-laterals and institutional investors) and sponsors on the financing and structuring of energy and infrastructure projects, internationally and in the UK.

He regularly advises clients on a range of financing structures, including project finance, acquisition finance, portfolio project finance and general corporate finance, with a particular focus on renewable energy. He also has significant experience advising infrastructure and energy funds and their lenders on fund financing arrangements.

As well as being a member of the firm's Finance and Energy & Natural Resources practices, Nathan is also a member of the firm's Africa practice, advising a range of clients active in the region.

Education and admissions


Legal Practice Course (Distinction), The University of Law, Moorgate, 2007

LL.B. (Hons), University of Durham, 2006


The Law Society of England & Wales

Representative experience

Advising Legal & General, EIB and a major UK bank on their joint funding of the Royal Liverpool Hospital PFI project.

Advising the mandated lead arrangers on the financing of the Essex Waste PFI project.

Advising the mandated lead arrangers and EIB financing the £500m Nottingham Express Transit Phase 2 project.

Advising the lender group in relation to the debt restructuring for the Isle of Man ferry business.

Advising a large German financial institution on the transfer of a multi-billion euro infrastructure loan and securities portfolio, including advice on secondary debt trading.

Acting for TAQA Power on its financing of the U.S.$325m Takoradi 2 Power Project in Ghana.

Advising Lloyds' infrastructure funds in relation to various revolving credit facilities.

Advising the mandated lead arrangers on the financing of the acquisition and ongoing construction of a portfolio of 3 wind farms in Ireland.

Advising lenders financing the acquisition of a portfolio of 9 operational wind farms in Ireland.

Advising the MLAs financing the development of an IWP in Oman.

Advising a group of lenders supporting a sponsor bid for the acquisition of a portolfio of renewable assets in Western Europe.

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