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Christopher O'Hara

Senior Associate

Christopher has experience of various projects advising lenders and sponsors across the energy and infrastructure sectors.
Chris has also spent time on secondment to IFM Investors.


Representative matters

The lenders and ECAs on the project financing of H2 Green Steel, a giga-scale hydrogen and green steel project in Sweden (PFI 2023 Europe Sustainability Deal of the Year).

EBRD, Islamic Development Bank and Eurasian Development Bank in relation to the project financing of the Big Almaty Ring Road (Bakad) in Kazakhstan (PFI 2020 European Transport Deal of the Year).

UK Export Finance and the lenders on an export development guarantee (EDG) facility for JDR Cable Systems Limited.



Admitted as Solicitor, England and Wales, 2014
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.