Project Finance

Nithya Partners is renowned for its expertise in the Project Finance field in Sri Lanka. It has advised clients on projects involving sectors as diverse as power and energy, telecommunications, transport and port development.

In the power and energy sector, Nithya Partners has advised clients on a large number of independent power projects comprising HFO, diesel, LNG, combined cycle and mini-hydro projects. It has advised clients on projects in Sri Lanka as well as abroad. In the ports sector, a partner of Nithya Partners advised on the privatization of the Queen Elizabeth Quay and the establishment of the South Asia Gateway Terminal of the Colombo Port. Nithya Partners has also been involved in advising on certain aspects relating to the development of the South Container Terminal of the Colombo Port Expansion Project. In the telecommunications sector, Nithya Partners routinely advises leading telecom operators in Sri Lanka as well as regional telecom companies in relation to issues in Sri Lanka. It has advised clients on issues pertaining to licensing and related matters, corporate and asset restructuring, acquisitions, introduction of new products and financing. In the road transport sector, Nithya Partners has advised clients in relation to expressway projects.

Nithya Partners has experience in providing advice on projects, from the preparation of RFP stage, up to the final commissioning and commercial operation, including financing and O & M aspects of projects.

Nithya Partners also regularly advises clients on disputes relating to infrastructure and project related transactions and has handled several infrastructure and project related arbitrations.

Nithya Partners also carries out detailed legal due diligence projects for clients.

The Projects team of Nithya Partners was named the “Projects Law Firm of the Year” in 2011 by Global Law Experts and Corporate International Magazine.
The head of this division, Mr. Chanaka de Silva’s profile can be viewed here.

Contact details

Mr. Chanaka de Silva
Head of Practice
Tel : +94 (0) 114712625

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