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Alain Dodds

Alain Dodds

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Alain Dodds

Alain Dodds advises procuring authorities, lenders and sponsors on the procurement, construction, operation and financing of major projects in the infrastructure, energy and transportation sectors.

He has particular experience of the issues arising in PPP/PFI, project finance, concession and asset leasing contexts.

  • Advising a procuring authority in relation to the development of a greenfield hospital PPP project, Middle East
  • Advising a bidding consortium in relation to the A465 road project in Wales, UK
  • Advising the senior lenders on the restructuring following insolvency of a principal sub-contractor to a PPP project for the design, construction and financing of six schools in Ireland
  • Advising the senior funders on the financing of new CAF and Stadler rolling stock for the Wales & Borders franchise, UK

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Contact details

Career and qualifications

  • University of Durham (LLB, Law) 2014
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2015
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2017

Professional bodies

  • Law Society of England and Wales

Awards and citations

  • Associate to Watch
    Chambers and Partners 2022: Projects: PFI/PPP - UK-wide
  • "He has a clear and comprehensive understanding of the relevant issues."
    Chambers UK 2022: Projects: PFI/PPP
  • "Alain is very responsive and understands what's required why and by when."
    Chambers UK 2023: Projects: PFI/PPP