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Eleanor Milne


Eleanor has considerable experience advising government bodies, sponsors and lenders on privately financed oil & gas, energy and infrastructure developments.
Eleanor works in numerous jurisdictions and extensive knowledge of the Middle East and Africa having been previously based in Dubai. She is a project development specialist and an expert in all aspects of construction, fuel supply, offtake, operation & maintenance, shareholder arrangements and other commercial contracts.


Representative matters

The joint venture stakeholders of the UK Government and EDF Energy on the development of the Sizewell C nuclear power plant project in the UK.

The DFI lenders on the development of new container terminal at Dameitta Port in Egypt.

A multinational financial institution as lenders to the infrastructure outsourcing arrangements on the Hydrogen to Green Steel Plant in Boden, Sweden.

The ECA and commercial bank lenders on the Ceyhan Petrochemical Project in Turkey.



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2003


BA, St Anne's College, Oxford University, 1999

LPC, Nottingham Law School, 2001

Post Graduate Diploma, Law, Nottingham Law School, 2001

MA, St Anne's College, Oxford University, 2006

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.