6 Feb 2012
Eversheds appoints distinguished Middle East projects expert
International law firm Eversheds has appointed Trowers & Hamlins partner and energy and infrastructure specialist, Tim Armsby as a partner across its Middle East offices.
Tim has over ten years experience of advising on complex transactions in the MENA region, with the unique distinction of having advised on every social infrastructure Public Private Partnership (PPP) project launched in Egypt to date. He specialises in energy and infrastructure projects, construction and upstream oil & gas.
Tim’s wealth of experience includes advising the Government of Jordan on the cross-border Arab Gas Pipeline Project, advising the Egyptian Ministry of Finance in relation to three PPP projects, advising in relation to the planned first nuclear power plant in Egypt and advising in relation to numerous Independent Water & Power Plant and petrochemical projects across the region.
“I was attracted to Eversheds due to its formidable presence in the Middle East and the quality of work the firm provides. I am excited to be part of such a progressive firm and look forward to diversifying and expanding the existing practice.”
Chris Jobson, Eversheds’ Middle East managing partner added:
“Eversheds has trebled its presence in the Middle East and as part of our commitment to growth in the region, we are constantly looking at talented individuals to join our firm. Tim is an extremely distinguished lawyer and we look forward to welcoming him into the firm.”
Eversheds LLP and its world wide offices have over 4,500 people who provide services to the private and public sector business and finance community. Access to all these services is provided through 50 international offices in 29 jurisdictions. Eversheds combines local market knowledge and access with the specialisms, resources and international capability of one of the world's largest law firms.