Eversheds Sutherland

Located in Amman, Jordan, Sanad Law Group in association with Eversheds Sutherland has been operating since 2004, led by Managing Partner Ghaleb Al-Faraj, Regional Partner Tawfiq Tabbaa, and with Partners, Nadim Kayyali, Lana Habash, Iyad Zawaideh, and Hani Kurdi. The Amman office team represents a diverse range of clients, from large multinational and regional corporations to small and medium businesses, NGOs, investors and entrepreneurs; benefitting from being part of the Eversheds Sutherland network, this has enabled the group to also offer a seamless crossborder service on multi-jurisdictional matters.

The Amman team is locally and internationally trained and qualified, and experienced in Jordanian, UK, US and international law. The firm has the largest, most experienced team of clean energy experts who advise on all aspects of renewable energy technologies; having advised on over 40 GW of renewable energy projects across the globe and specializing in onshore and offshore wind, solar, biomass, hydro, waste to energy, CDM projects and biofuels. Eversheds Sutherland is one of a few firms which advise across the full project lifecycle in clean energy, from securing the development rights to project finance, to subsequent disposal/ decommissioning.

Eversheds Sutherland has acted for a significant number of developers and funders in the MENA region and in Jordan, where the firm advised on 10 of the 12 solar projects in round 1 and 2 of the 4 solar projects in round 2, and currently advising on a round 3 project.

Eversheds Sutherland was awarded ‘Solar Project Finance Advisor of the Year’ at the 2015 MENASOL Awards. It is one of a collection of energy, finance and law firms that are collectively scaling up solar energy as part of a new Solar Energy Standardisation Initiative launched by The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which aims to harmonise project documentation and procedures.

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