Amir H. Jahanguiri is a partner in the Corporate and Financial Services Department, focusing on structured and project finance. Amir focuses on the financing of energy and infrastructure projects, public infrastructure projects and complex multi-tranched corporate and hybrid bank and capital markets debt financings. He has particular experience handling the financing of highly regulated projects.
Amir regularly advises host governments, regulators, sponsors, contractors, off-takers, export credit agencies and lenders on a number of projects in public and social infrastructure sectors, including seaports, roads, tunnels, airports, railways, hospitals and prisons, among others. He also advises on major projects in the water, power, petrochemical, industrial and metals, and mining sectors, mainly in Europe, North and Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle-East. Additionally, he has been actively involved in recent years advising large French corporations in structured debt financing transactions.
Prior to joining Willkie, Amir was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Paris. Amir is fluent in English, French and Farsi.