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Jeremy Connick


Jeremy Connick

Jeremy is a Consultant to Clifford Chance's Africa Practice, specialising in advising clients in respect of energy, natural resources & infrastructure transactions. Jeremy has been actively engaged in work across Africa for over 35 years and has extensive experience on transactions spanning M&A and joint ventures to project and acquisition finance.

His areas of expertise include African energy, renewable and conventional power, infrastructure development with a special focus on port development, as well as mining development. He has worked in Clifford Chance's Hong Kong, Washington and London offices and was co-head of the firm's Energy & Natural Resources group.

  • advising the lenders on all financing aspects in relation to lots 15 and 18 of the Kenya Annuity Road Programme.
  • advising A.P. Moller Capital on its acquisition of a 44% stake in IPP Cabeolica from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) in Cape Verde.
  • advising the Genser Energy group, a US-based integrated energy services provider operating in West Africa, on various aspects of its operations and corporate structure including a US$366 million financing for GEGL to expand its Ghanaian operations.
  • advising the sponsor in relation to the development of a 105MW peat fired power station in the Akanyaru valley, Rwanda.
  • advising the lenders in respect of the 190MW CCGT power plant, capable of operating on both light crude oil (“LCO”) and natural gas, being developed by Amandi Energy Limited at Aboadze.
  • advising Sierra Rutile as borrower on a US$20 million working capital facility from Nedbank Limited to support an expansion project.
  • advising the lenders, a South African bank consortium led by Rand Merchant Bank, and a group of development finance institutions led by FMO on the US$650 million debt financing of the Kpone IPP project.

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Career and qualifications

  • Leeds University (LLM) 1985
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1986
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1988
  • Clifford Chance Hong Kong 1993
  • Partner since 1995
  • Clifford Chance New York 1998
  • Clifford Chance Washington 1999
  • Returned to London 2003
  • Consultant since 2022

Awards and citations

  • "He is always accessible and brings significant experience and creativity to matters."
    Chambers UK 2022, Projects