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About Tom

Tom Jamieson has extensive project development and finance experience in the energy sector, with a particular focus on power, energy transition and low carbon projects.

Tom advises developers, financial investors, banks and multilaterals on all aspects of the project cycle, from structuring and negotiating the commercial contracts through to financing, refinancing and divesting the relevant assets. Tom has experience throughout the EMEA region, with particular experience in relation to African transactions.

Tom Jamieson is always on hand to provide sound advice and to get the deal done.
The Legal 500 United Kingdom, 2023


Recent Notable Matters


Middle East & Central Asia

Round 4 Renewables — counsel to Japan Bank for International Cooperation and the commercial lenders in support of a Japanese trading company's bid for the Solar PV and Wind IPP Round 4 transactions, Saudi Arabia

Saad 300MW IPP — lenders to Jinko Power in relation to the successful tender and financing for this 300 MW solar PV IPP, tendered under the third round of the Saudi Arabian National Renewable Energy Program

PV3 — lenders to the Jinko Power and JERA consortium in relation to its bid for the Ajban 1.5GW Solar PV IPP in Abu Dhabi

Sherabad 1 Scaling Solar IPP in Uzbekistan (tendered by ADB) — major Chinese conglomerate with respect to its bid for this 200 MW solar PV IPP

Samarkand and Jizzakh Scaling Solar IPPs in Uzbekistan (tendered by IFC) — major Chinese conglomerate with respect to its bid for the 180-220 MW solar PV IPP in Samarkand and 200-220 MW solar PV IPP in Jizzakh


Tati Solar, Botswana — advising the Botswana Power Corporation on the connection and transmission arrangements for the proposed 100 MW Tati Solar project in Botswana

Westa Solar, Nigeria — advising Westa Solar on the portfolio financing for greenfield and brownfield C&I solar PV projects in Nigeria

ARM-Harith — advising ARM-Harith on the structuring of a new equity and debt investment platform for the development, financing and management of C&I projects across West Africa

Cabeolica Wind, Cape Verde — advising the sponsors and project company on the renegotiation of the investment and shareholder arrangements for the Cabeolica wind IPP, Cape Verde

Lekela Power — acting for Mauritius Commercial Bank and ABSA Bank as arrangers, bookrunners and structuring banks for the multi-currency, structurally subordinated holdco financings to a consortium led by Infinity Power and AFC for the acquisition of Lekela Power and its $2 billion pan-African portfolio of renewable energy projects from Actis, a leading emerging markets private equity firm

Maamba IPP — advising Maamba Collieries Limited on the renegotiation of its power offtake arrangements with ZESCO and the third party sales on the Southern African Power Pool, Zambia

Bujagali HPP — lenders (including IFC, AFDB, Proparco, CDC, DEG FMO, ABSA and NedBank) on the refinancing of the Bujagali hydro power project, Uganda*

Bumbuna II HPP — Joule Africa on the development and financing of the 143 MW Bumbuna II hydro power project, Sierra Leone*

Kipeto III — developer on the joint development arrangements for the development of a wind and battery storage facility, Kenya*

Azura Edo IPP — the lenders (including IFC, SCB, RMB, SB, CDC & OPIC) on the development and financing of the 450 MW gas fired Azura Edo gas fired IPP, Nigeria*

Maamba IPP — the lenders (including ICBC, BoC, ASBA, SCB, AFC & DBSA) on the development and financing of the 300 MW mine mouth Maamba power project, Zambia*

QIPP — Blackrhino on the development and financing of the QIPP gas fired power project, Nigeria*

OMA IPP — sponsors on the gas fired OMA IPP, and the purchase and development of a solar IPP Nigeria*

Nigerian solar — sponsor on the development of a solar project, Nigeria*

West Bakr Wind — Lekela Power on the development of the West Bakr wind farm, Egypt*

Bridge Power IPP — sponsors on the development and shareholder arrangements for the Bridge Power IPP, Ghana*

Scaling solar — bidder on an IFC scaling solar project, Senegal*


Rabo Bank, Natixis, SMTB, SMBC Lloyds, UniCredit & QNB — in relation to up to £400,000,000 term and revolving facilities to a UK operator of combined head and power (CHP) facilities

Lloyds Bank — in relation to the structuring and proposed financing of two UK greenfield gas IPPs (300MW / 50 MW), underpinned by a UK long term CMA

Sutton Bridge — EDF Energy on the sale of Sutton Bridge power station (CCGT), United Kingdom*

OFTOs — Japanese trading company on its purchase of interests in certain OFTO assets, and EIB on its part financing of an OFTO acquisition, United Kingdom*

Corriegarth — Invenergy on the financing of the Corriegarth 80 MW onshore wind farm, United Kingdom*

Rooftop solar — lenders on the £230 million financing of a portfolio of small scale domestic solar installations, United Kingdom*

T-Power — project company on the €420 million development financing, construction and operation of a 420 MW CCGT power project, Belgium*

Kilroot — Barclays Corporate on the refinancing of the loan facilities to Kilroot Power Limited, the owner of Kilroot Power Station, United Kingdom*

Ballylumford — AES on the is acquisition from BG plc of the 1300 MW Ballylumford CCGT plant, United Kingdom*


Al Ansar Hospital PPP — advising lenders to a consortium of Tamasuk and Alghanim in relation to the development of the Al Ansar Hospital PPP in Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Neom Residential Communities, Wave 1 — advising lenders to the Nesma-led consortium regarding its successful tender for and winning of two residential villages at NEOM

Neom Residential Communities, Wave 1 — advising lenders to the Nesma-led consortium regarding an additional USD 2 billion financing for a further two residential communities at NEOM

LTOM Makkah — advising a bidding consortium in respect of its bid and financing for this project

Riverstone Credit Management LLC — $100 million senior secured delayed-draw green loan facility with ESG-linked pricing to Harland & Wolff Group Holdings plc, a UK-based fabrication and maintenance company operating in the maritime, defence, oil & gas and renewable energy sectors, including in relation to UK offshore wind projects

Greenlink — Partners Group on its investment in the Greenlink 500 MW subsea interconnector between Great Britain and Ireland together with funds managed by Hudson Sustainable Investments*

White Rose CCS — lenders on the White Rose carbon capture project, United Kingdom*

PTA & Aromatics Petrochemical Facility — lenders (including EBRD, IFC, BoCand ICBC) and ECAs (including SACE) on the development and financing of a proposed PTA and aromatics petrochemical plant, Turkey*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell



BBP Law School,
University of St. Andrews,
MA (Hons), Modern History & International Relations

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales



Royal Wind Proves Popular as Oil and Gas Majors Enter Bidding



A Chattering of Starlings – African Holdcos

Bracewell’s Tom Jamieson and Gordon Stewart along with NK Naginlal Modi, power and infrastructure senior relationship manager at Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited, discuss the emergence and intricacies of a holdco financing in the African landscape, combining project finance, acquisition finance and structurally subordinated holdco financing.



The Legal 500 United Kingdom
Finance – Emerging Markets, 2022 - 2024; Finance - Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans, 2024; Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Infrastructure, 2024; Projects, Energy and Natural Resources – Power (including Electricity, Nuclear and Renewables), 2022 - 2023


Past Events