James Wyatt is a partner and a member of the Energy, Infrastructure, and Resources practice group.
He has deep knowledge in traditional greenfield and brownfield project development, project finance, construction, commercial operations, and M&A. He has experience in low-carbon and energy transition technologies including large-scale nuclear, wind, solar, hydropower, green hydrogen, CCUS, and BES systems, among others.
He also focuses his practice on upstream and midstream oil and gas and advises LNG, petrochemicals, and commodities projects. Additionally, he advises stakeholders in major transportation projects including some of the most capital-intensive and impactful projects in the UK, Europe, and in the Middle East.
He advises a diverse clientele on structuring, capital sourcing, and executing transactions spanning the breadth of the energy and infrastructure spectrum.
His practice extends from financing to corporate and private equity in relevant sectors, joint ventures, governance arrangements, and public-private partnership structures across a wide range of geographies, as well as a host of sector-specific commercial arrangements.
Prior to joining the firm, James was a partner at a boutique advisory business that he co-founded in 2019. Prior to this, he practised in the energy and infrastructure groups in the London offices of two Magic Circle law firms.
Through this role, he advised on matters related to structuring, raising capital for, and executing transactions, particularly in energy, infrastructure, extractive industries, real estate, gaming, and health care. James has worked with a diverse range of asset managers, private credit and hedge funds, corporates, UHNW investors, governments, commercial banks, and more.