PFI & Project Financing

Project Finance

What our project finance barristers offer

39 Essex Chambers’ barristers advise on the funding of major capital investment, whether under PFI or other more traditional arrangements, and represent funders, private sector parties and public sector parties in disputes arising out of funding arrangements.

Examples of our work include:

  • Advising PPP funders on the drafting of contracts for the provision of healthcare and energy equipment to NHS Trusts.
  • Advising private equity entities on secondary market PFI investment, including long-term financing and buyout issues.
  • Advising funders on the financing of infrastructure projects for the 2012 Olympics.
  • Representing tenderers seeking recovery of their costs from a series of abortive hospital PFI projects.
  • Advising an infrastructure operator on various projects arising under the London Underground PPP arrangements.
  • Representing Tramtrack Croydon in the major PFI-related litigation relating to the operation of the Croydon Tramlink.

Who to contact

Mark Winrow

Mark Winrow is the Senior Practice Manager for the Project Finance team and will, along with the clerking team below, be able to help you with any questions.


Mark WinrowEmail


Call: +44 (0)20 7634 9082


Mobile: +44 (0)7930 333 993



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John Tackaberry KC

John Tackaberry KC

Call: 1967 Silk: 1982

Edwin Glasgow CBE KC

Edwin Glasgow CBE KC

Call: 1969 Silk: 1987

Richard Wilmot-Smith KC

Richard Wilmot-Smith KC

Call: 1978 Silk: 1994

Adrian Hughes KC

Adrian Hughes KC

Call: 1984 Silk: 2006

Charles Manzoni KC

Charles Manzoni KC

Call: 1988 Silk: 2009

Marion Smith KC

Marion Smith KC

Call: 1981 Silk: 2015

Kate Grange KC

Kate Grange KC

Call: 1998 Silk: 2017

Karim Ghaly KC

Karim Ghaly KC

Call: 2001 Silk: 2017

Adam Robb KC

Adam Robb KC

Call: 1995 Silk: 2018

Parishil Patel KC

Parishil Patel KC

Call: 1996 Silk: 2018

David Brynmor Thomas KC

David Brynmor Thomas KC

Call: 2011 Silk: 2019

Karen Gough

Karen Gough

Call: 1983

Jonathan Bellamy

Jonathan Bellamy

Call: 1986

John Denis-Smith

John Denis-Smith

Call: 1998

Jess Connors

Jess Connors

Call: 2000

Rebecca Drake

Rebecca Drake

Call: 2007

Jack Holborn

Jack Holborn

Call: 2008

Catherine Dobson

Catherine Dobson

Call: 2009

Benjamin Tankel

Benjamin Tankel

Call: 2009

Patrick Hennessey

Patrick Hennessey

Call: 2010

Rose Grogan

Rose Grogan

Call: 2010

Hannah McCarthy

Hannah McCarthy

Call: 2010

Annabel Lee

Annabel Lee

Call: 2010

Tom Tabori

Tom Tabori

Call: 2011

James Ramsden KC

James Ramsden KC

Call: 1987 Silk: 2016

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