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About Ade

Ade Mosuro’s practice focuses on international energy and infrastructure, project development and project finance transactions, with a particular focus on the Middle East and Africa. He has represented various sponsors, lenders and contractors active in the power, renewables, oil and gas, transport and waste sectors. Ade has experience with combined and simple cycle power projects; solar power; wind power and non-power infrastructure such as water desalination plants.

Ade is a dual Nigerian and British national with first-hand experience and a deep understanding of the African market, as well as the unique challenges associated with different types of projects in various jurisdictions across Africa.


Recent Notable Matters

e& Group (formerly Etisalat) — acquisition of Smartworld from Dubai Aviation City Corporation

Tamm Investments LLC — acquisition of Saudi fast-food chain Kudu Food and Catering Co., including advice on the successful Saudi competition filing in connection with the transaction

Al Ezzel — lenders on the PFI deal of the year award winning refinancing of the Al Ezzel IPP in Bahrain

REPDO Round 2 IPPs — Marubeni Corporation and Al Jomaih Energy and Water Company consortium as the winning bidder for the Rabigh 300 MW solar PV IPP, tendered under the second round of the Saudi Arabian National Renewable Energy Program

Al Kharsaah IPP — Marubeni Corporation and Total Solar in the development, implementation and financing of the 800.15 MW Al Kharsaah Solar PV Independent Power Project in Qatar

Safawi Solar PV Project — Fotowatio Renewable Ventures led consortium on the development, construction and project financing of the Safawi Solar PV Project

Jordan MW/60 MWh Energy Storage Project — Alcazar Energy Partners on their bid for the 30 MW/60 MWh energy storage project in Jordan (the first utility scale stand-alone project financed energy storage project in the MENA region)

Hassyan 120 MIGD Reverse Osmosis IWP — consortium of international and regional lenders in support of Utico’s bid for the 120 MIGD Hassyan IWP

Al Wakrah Wastewater Project — bidding consortium in respect of Al Wakrah Wastewater project

Shoubak Wind Project — Alcazar Energy Partners on the acquisition, development, construction and project financing of the project

Dumat Al Jandal — lenders' counsel for the Engie consortium's bid for the 400 MW wind project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dubai based majority shareholder — all aspects of the confidential sale of the largest telecoms towers business in an Asian country by way of an auction process

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi — construction and fit-out of the Tawam Molecular Imaging Centre in A-Ain*

IFC InfraVentures — development of a 120 MW PV solar power project in Nigeria*

IFC InfraVentures, Lafarge and Wärtsilä — as sponsors on the expansion of the existing 90 MW Ewekoro dual fuel power plant in Nigeria to a 300 MW gas-fired, open cycle power plant*

Mubadala — various solar and wind IPPs in Egypt*

Dubai-based private equity sponsor — potential acquisition of the Geregu IPP in Nigeria*

Dubai-based private equity sponsor — acquisition of a majority stake in, and subsequent rehabilitation/ expansion of a portfolio of five existing thermal power plants in Nigeria*

Sponsors — development of a green-field 500 MW power project in Nigeria

Sponsors — development, construction and financing of three separate reciprocating engine power projects in Guinea*

MASDAR-led consortium — successful bid for the development of the 800 MW Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar PV project located in Dubai*

Aldwych and Africa Finance Corporation — establishment of a pan-African power platform*

Bidder — two 50 MW PV Solar power projects in Zambia under the IFC Scaling Solar Programme*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell



BPP Business School,
BPP University College,
King’s College London,

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales



The Middle East Legal Awards 2021: Who Won What and Why

Consumer Contracts Q&A: United Arab Emirates

Supply of Goods Q&A: United Arab Emirates

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