12 June 2007 – LAWFUEL – UK Lawyer Newswire – Linklaters has been awarded a framework agreement under the Major Projects category of OGCbuying.solutions’ new Legal Services, Catalist Framework available to the whole public sector.
The new Catalist Framework has been designed to replace “L-Cat” when it expires at the end of June and will enable Linklaters to pitch for advisory roles on a wide range of large, complex and innovative projects and PFI/PPP work – all with values in excess of £100 million. Potential work streams include equity capital markets, asset finance and structured finance, debt capital markets, financial services regulation and public infrastructure regulation work, in addition to project finance and PFI transactions.
Energy & Infrastructure partner, Fiona Hobbs, in Linklaters’ Global Project Finance group, said:
“We are delighted to be selected as a Legal Services supplier for Major Projects work and look forward to the opportunities it will present to work on the most cutting edge and complex transactions in the country. This is the type of work at which Linklaters excels and our unparalleled experience in these markets allow us to bring real innovation and value. We are currently advising the Department for Transport on the landmark Crossrail project, currently the largest, most significant project in the UK.”