Alexander Chenery


Alex advises sponsors, governments and lenders across a broad range of energy and infrastructure projects, including low carbon and renewable energy, power and transmission, and oil & gas projects across UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and the US.
Alex advises across all types of revenue, offtake, tolling, concession, equity and construction/supply arrangements from initial project structuring all the way through to delivery and execution.


Representative matters

The sponsor in relation to the development and construction of the Xlinks Morocco–UK power interconnector project.  

The sponsor in relation to the development, construction and expansion of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project between Turkey and Italy. 

Green Lithium on the development and financing of UK’s first merchant lithium refinery producing battery-grade lithium hydroxide. 

The project company in connection with the EastMed offshore pipeline project between Israel and Italy. 

The sponsor on all aspects of the development of a blue hydrogen project in the United Kingdom, including in respect of the UK low carbon business models, technology licensing and construction arrangements.



Admitted as Solicitor, England and Wales, 2009
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.