Tim Williams
Associate

LONDON

T: +44 20 7814 8000
D: +44 20 3036 9868

Summary Open

Tim is an Associate in the firm’s Energy & Infrastructure group in London. He specialises in M&A, project finance and construction law with a particular focus on renewable energy. Since joining Watson Farley & Williams in 2014, Tim has worked in the firm’s London and Hamburg offices.

Experience Open

    Tim’s experience includes advising:
    • European renewables platform Vortex, which is managed by the private equity arm of EFG Hermes, on its acquisition of 365 MW UK solar PV portfolio with an enterprise value of c. £470m from TerraForm Power. Comprising 24 operational assets, Vortex’s new acquisition represents one of the largest solar PV portfolios in the UK.
    • RBS on bankability issues arising under construction contracts (including EPC contracts and O&M agreements) in relation to 14 solar projects in the UK, where Foresight is the developer.
    • Investec and RBS on bankability issues arising under construction contracts (including EPC contracts and O&M agreements) for various solar projects in the UK, where Lightsource is the developer.
    • DONG Energy A/S on its sale of a 50% stake in the 258 MW Burbo Bank Extension UK offshore wind farm to Danish pension provider PKA and KIRKBI A/S, parent company of the LEGO Group.
    • DONG Energy A/S, the UK Green Investment Bank Plc and Marubeni Corporation on the divestment of transmission assets of the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm to Transmission Capital Partners, the consortium comprising International Public Partnerships Ltd, Amber Infrastructure and Transmission Investment, as part of the OFTO tender process run by Ofgem.
    • DONG Energy A/S and ScottishPower on its divestment of the transmission assets to the offshore transmission owner of the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm, as part of the OFTO tender process run by Ofgem.
    • Diverxia Infraestructuras UK Ltd, a subsidiary of Diverxia Infraestructuras, S.L., on its sale of a 3.9 MW solar farm to Blue Elephant Energy Ltd.

Education Open

  • University of Law: Legal Practice Course
  • BPP Law School: Graduate Diploma in Law
  • University of Leeds: BA (Hons), History

Employment Record Open

  • 2016 – present: Watson Farley & Williams, Associate
  • 2014 – 2016: Watson Farley & Williams, Trainee