Linklaters appoints new Global Head of Projects

Linklaters has appointed Daniel Tyrer as Global Head of Projects for a four-year term with effect from 1 May 2019, succeeding Stuart Salt. 

A partner at Linklaters since 2004, Daniel is widely recognised as a leading practitioner with over 23 years’ experience specialising in upstream oil and gas, LNG, pipeline, refinery and petrochemical plant related project development, project finance and private equity transactions.

He qualified at Linklaters in 1997 and then worked in Australia for three years before returning to London in 2000. He has worked on deals across EMEA and the CIS, and was based in Moscow, as partner and Head of CIS Energy, from 2004-2010.

Michael Kent, Global Head of Finance & Projects division, says:

“Daniel is one of our leading practitioners, with extensive experience across our global projects business, and is ideally placed to succeed Stuart in continuing the Group’s development over coming years. Our team is highly regarded for its global strength in advising on complex, large scale projects in the energy and infrastructure sectors and is a key practice and centre of excellence for the Firm. We’re looking forward to working with Daniel in driving the practice forward to even greater success in the exciting times ahead.”

The global practice has dedicated teams in the UK, US, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Moscow, Poland, UAE, China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia, and have collectively advised on US$1 trillion of closed project finance transactions around the world. Recent deals include advising on the $10bn Coral floating LNG project in Mozambique, the SAR 2.15bn project financing for the construction of a petrochemicals complex in Saudi Arabia, on the $8bn Tangguh LNG project in Indonesia, the $18.7bn New Taiwanese project financing for the first offshore wind farm in Taiwan and on the £2bn Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm in the UK.