Category: News

Trinity advises lenders on 80MW peat-fired power plant in Rwanda

Trinity has advised a group of senior, and under a separate instruction mezzanine, lenders in relation to the US$350 million financing of an 80 megawatt (MW) peat to power project in Rwanda.  The power plant, once built, will significantly increase Rwanda’s on-grid electricity. The group of lenders includes Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), which arranged senior debt… Read more »

Trinity promotions January 2017

Trinity has promoted Harvinder Deol to Counsel and Jo Sykes to Senior Associate effective as of January 2017.  Harvinder and Jo both joined Trinity in October 2014 as associates.  Harvinder joined the team from CMS Cameron McKenna and retains his focus on matters relating to EPC and O&M.  Jo trained and practised at Clifford Chance… Read more »

Trinity advises sponsors on landmark Amandi IPP in Ghana

Trinity has advised Amandi Energy Limited (“Amandi Energy”) on the $552 million Amandi Energy Power Plant (the “Amandi Project”), a 197.4 MW combined cycle, dual-fuel power project situated in Aboadze, Ghana. The Amandi Project is the only large scale base-load independent power generation project in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve financial close to date in 2016. The… Read more »

Lucy Johnson joins Trinity team

Trinity is pleased to announce the hiring of Lucy Johnson who joins the firm from Herbert Smith Freehills in London where she trained and qualified as a solicitor in their Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Team. Lucy has experience in the energy and infrastructure sector with particular focus on Africa. Lucy advises on various project… Read more »

East Africa off-grid solar PV financing

Trinity is pleased to have advised a syndicate of debt funds, led by resonsAbility Investment AG (one of the world’s leading asset managers specialising in development-related sectors of emerging economies) (‘RiA’) in relation to the financing of Off Grid Electric’s (‘OGE’) East African solar PV off-grid, distributed solar home systems and batteries. The transaction required… Read more »

Trinity International – Paris Office

Trinity International LLP is pleased to announce the opening of its Paris office. Trinity International SELARL (Trinity Paris) will be open as of 3rd October 2016 and is regulated by the Paris Bar (l’Ordre des Avocats de Paris). Trinity has a team of seven French-speaking or French qualified lawyers working across several Francophone countries, including… Read more »

Trinity advises on first solar PV plant in Uganda

Trinity is pleased to announce that it acted as legal advisors to Access Uganda Solar Limited (“Access”), on its 10MW solar power project in Soroti District, Uganda, which reached financial close on 20th January 2016. This will be Uganda’s first ever grid connected solar PV power plant; construction has begun and the plant should be… Read more »

Trinity advises Sponsors on landmark Nigerian power transaction

The 450MW Azura-Edo IPP in Edo State, Nigeria, reached financial close at the end of December 2015. Trinity acted as international legal adviser to the project company for over four and a half years, including drafting and negotiating of the first bankable power purchase agreement in the Nigerian power sector in more than a decade. The… Read more »

Trinity advises European DFIs on two important agricultural transactions in emerging markets

DRC – Sustainable Palm Oil  Trinity is pleased to confirm that it has advised a syndicate of four Development Finance Institutions (‘DFIs‘) in respect of a US$49 million facility for the rehabilitation of certain plantations for sustainable palm oil in the Democratic Republic of Congo (“DRC“). Trinity advised DEG Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (‘DEG‘),… Read more »

Trinity International LLP increases partnership to six, promotes two associates to Counsel and announces two further lateral hires

Trinity International LLP (“Trinity”) is pleased to announce the internal promotion of Jennifer Gladstone to partner.  Jennifer joined Trinity from Linklaters LLP, where she trained and qualified. Jennifer was a Managing Associate in its Energy and Infrastructure group, having worked in their London, Dubai and Singapore offices.  Jennifer acts on all aspects of project development and finance… Read more »