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Sandy Hall

Sandy Hall


Sandy Hall

Sandy Hall is a Partner in the London Construction Group.

Sandy specialises in the procurement of complex assets across all major industry sectors, with a particular focus on oil and gas, power (conventional and renewable) and major infrastructure projects.

  • Advising the main project sponsor on all the technology and procurement contracts for a three-train LNG liquefaction project in the Russian Federation.
  • Advising on the development of a bauxite mine in Guinea, including the rolling stock procurement contracts and earthworks, container port and railway spur packages
  • Advising State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic on its revamps of the Heydar Aliyev refinery and Azerikimya projects in Baku
  • Advising the sponsors on the Bridge Power combined cycle power project in Ghana
  • Advising the lenders in relation to a hydro power project in Georgia
  • Advising the developer of a 3.2 million sq ft university in Abu Dhabi
  • Advising the developer of a pioneer carbon capture and enhanced oil recovery project in Abu Dhabi
  • Advising Oman Oil on the development and financing of a LPG fractionation plant in Salalah, Oman
  • Advising Oman Tank Terminal Company on the development and financing of a crude oil storage facility in Oman

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Career and qualifications

  • Exeter University (Russian and German) 1996
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1999
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2001
  • Dubai and Abu Dhabi 2007 - 2016
  • Partner since 2011

Awards and citations

  • Described by market commentators as someone who ‘really knows his stuff.’ He has experience assisting both lenders and developers with issues arising from major construction projects, and has particular expertise in energy and oil and gas.”
    Chambers Global 2019

  • "Practice head Sandy Hall relocated to the London office, but continues to lead on large transactions, particularly in the oil and gas industry"  
    Legal 500 EMEA 2017: UAE – Construction
  • "Clients can rely on Hall to ‘steer them through complex procurement and technology licensing issues, providing robust but commercially oriented advice'"  
    Legal 500 EMEA 2017: UAE – Construction
  • "Clients say of Sandy Hall that he "can lead any negotiation on behalf of the client perfectly." He spent a decade in the Middle East, forming roughly half of his career, before returning to London in 2016
    Chambers Global 2017: UAE – Construction
  • "He [Sandy Hall] continues to lead the Middle East construction practice and act on mandates in the region. He has considerable experience advising developers and contractors on a wide array of complex matters"
    Chambers Global 2017: UAE – Construction
  • Ranked Band 1 for Construction in the UAE
  • "Head of practice Sandy Hall is active on large project financings and high-value developments, especially in the oil and gas sector. According to sources, he is "always responsive and provides excellent practical advice.""
    Chambers Global 2016: UAE – Construction
  • "The eminent Sandy Hall handles the construction aspects of major oil and gas and infrastructure projects throughout the region. Clients are impressed by his in-depth knowledge and dedication, while peers affirm his high levels of activity in the market."
    Chambers Global 2015: UAE – Real Estate and Construction: Construction
  • Sandy Hall is described as "very supportive, detail-oriented and a superb negotiator."
    Legal 500 2014: UAE – Projects and energy