PPP / INFRASTRUCTURE Specialists of Goltsblat BLP/Berwin Leighton Paisner are proud to introduce both knowledge and expertise brought together in executing PPP/Infrastructure projects. Depending on its specifics every PPP project is supported by a group of lawyers led by dedicated, long-standing industry specialists, allowing us to tailor our services in this field and provide insights and wider contacts to our clients. We have substantial experience in all aspects of PPP/Infrastructure, from corporate and tax structuring to financing and regulatory. Our extensive legislative drafting experience allows us to work confidently on any projects involving amendments to the legislation, as well as practical implementation of laws and regulations in the field. We support different public and private initiatives undertaken in the PPP field for developing an appropriate legislative framework and establishing a professional society for PPP activities (projects). For example, we cooperate with the PPP Centre established under Vneshekonombank. Our specialists have taken an active part in a number of large-scale projects in delivering a full range of services some of which are outlined below. Areas of expertise: ▪ Regulatory aspects of natural resources ▪ Corporate and tax structuring advice and documentation, including JV and consortium operations ▪ Corporate finance and project finance advice and documentation ▪ Tender documentation support ▪ Full support of paperwork within a PPP/Infrastructure project ▪ Concession agreements advice and documentation ▪ Legal advice on land and real estate aspects ▪ Full legal support of construction activity ▪ Advice on contractual arrangements for operational contracts and system ▪ Full support on employment matters of the consortium activity and operation ▪ Tax advice In order to advise on a concrete PPP/Infrastructure project, it is imperative for legal advisers to have a detailed understanding of infrastructure projects. We believe that our extensive experience in a broad range of areas means that the service we offer is second to none, as the list of credentials below demonstrates: OUR SELECTED EXPERIENCE IN PPP/INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS: ▪ UK Military Flying Training System PFI — c£6bn. VT Group/Lockheed Martin Consortium. Advised the ASCENT Consortium, the preferred bidder on the UKMFTS Project to provide and procure flight training from the Army, Navy and Air Force. ▪ Advised Hochtief AirPort GmbH on legal matters related to the setting up and operation of a PPP, by entering into respective concession agreement in connection with the international tender for selecting a partner for a PPP arrangement, for the purpose of development (complex reconstruction and modernization) of air transport infrastructure of the Pulkovo Airport JSC in St. Petersburg. ▪ Strategic Sealift Service — £150m. A.W.S.R. Shipping Consortium. Advised the sponsors on the private financing for the delivery of a strategic sealift service for the MoD by means of six new build Roll-on Roll-off Vessels. The first worldwide PPP shipping project. ▪ Acted for a consortium bidding for the “Moscow - St. Petersburg toll motorway from 15th up to 58th km” (Stage 1) and “A new gate to the Moscow Ring Road from the Federal highway M1” projects. ▪ North Staffordshire Hospitals — £358m. University Hospital of North Staffordshire. Advised the NHS on the major PFI project for the redevelopment of hospital facilities over two sites. The project involved a complex managed equipment service and was partly EIB funded. ▪ Represented Sheremetievo International Airport towards a consortium of banks in the US$222m project of reconstruction of one of the terminals: corporate, securities, real estate, tax, finance, antitrust, public tenders and matters. ▪ North Middlesex Hospital — £111m. Boouygues/Ecovert/HSBC Infrastructure Consortium. Advised the sponsors in relation to the PFI redevelopment of this major teaching hospital. This project comprised both new build and ongoing maintenance of retained buildings. ▪ Participation in drafting a legislative frame work on Federal laws concerning Sochi–2014 Winter Olympics: PPP, construction, land/property withdrawal for state needs, infrastructure, environmental issues, public tenders and land allocation. ▪ Olympic Delivery Authority. Olympic Village & Legacy Infrastructure. Advising the Olympic Delivery Authority on the procurement of the Olympic Athletes’ Village and legacy infrastructure in advance of the London 2012 Olympic Games. ▪ Participated in preliminary consultations on the project for reconstruction of the housing and utilities infrastructure on a PPP basis in Bashkiria. ▪ Refurbishment of the Treasury Building HQ — £122m and £165m. HM Treasury and HM Customs/Inland Revenue. Advised central Government on two projects to refurbish this Grade I listed Whitehall building. The first project was the subject of a unique and innovative funding competition. ▪ Implemented state-level projects financed by the federal budget - our legal support to one of the major international electronics, household appliances and medical equipment manufacturers within the framework of a project for supplying medical technology and equipment to Russia. ▪ Doncaster Schools — £50m. Vinci/Barclays Private Equity Consortium. Advised the sponsors on the private financing and development of two new major schools in Doncaster, with associated services. ▪ Advised Philips on major supplies of medical equipment to state medical institutions, the estimated project value being €6bn. ▪ Ministry of Defence Estate (project MoDEL) - £180m. Barclays Bank plc. Advised the senior funder on this PPP project for the rationalisation of the Ministry’s estate in North London. Winner of the Judge’s award for innovation at the Public Private Finance Awards 2007. ▪ Advised a number of major insurance companies (including AON Rus) on aspects of government orders/ public procurement projects (on choosing ways to hold tenders, preparing tender documentation and taking part in tenders, etc.). ▪ Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft Project — £13bn. VT Group plc. Advised VT Group as shareholder in the preferred bidder Air Tanker Consortium and as major sub-contractor. The project will provide 14 new aircraft delivering air to air refuelling for the Army, Navy and Air Force. ▪ Advised Transnefteproduct on financing-related aspects of its multimillion pipeline construction project. ▪ Austrian PPP Motorway Project — €2bn. ASFiNAG. Advised ASFiNAG, the Government agency responsible for Austria’s roads, to develop three new toll motorways in the country. Phase 1 of 4 reached financial close in early 2007. ▪ Turks & Caicos Islands Hospitals — c.US$120m. Interhealth Canada/HSBC Infrastructure Consortium. Advised the preferred bidder on an innovative project involving the construction of two new hospitals and provision of a full range of clinical services. ▪ Prague Military Hospital — €25m. Central Military Hospitals. 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