NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP today announced that Clint Steyn has joined the firm as an international partner in the Dubai office.
Mr. Steyn comes to Chadbourne after serving as General Counsel, Middle East & Africa, for the independent power generation company International Power plc.
He has significant experience in project finance and energy law, including advising on all aspects of International Power's project development bids, acquisitions and disposals. Mr. Steyn's recent transactional work includes advising on several major power projects in the MENA region, including the Shuweihat S3 Project in Abu Dhabi, the Barka 3/Sohar 2 Projects in Oman and the Safi Project in Morocco.
"Clint's familiarity with the MENA power industry, as well as his deep corporate law and project finance experience, make him a tremendous fit for our firm," said Chadbourne Managing Partner Andrew A. Giaccia. "We are very pleased to welcome him to Chadbourne as we solidify our stronghold within the power and project finance arenas."
Mr. Steyn was previously International Power's General Counsel for Southern Africa, where he advised on the 2,400 MW Mmamabula Power Project, the Eskom peaking power plants tender and the Eskom baseload independent power producer program.
"The addition of Clint to our Dubai office continues to strengthen our presence in the MENA region," said Dubai office Managing Partner Daniel J. Greenwald. "His in-depth knowledge of the Middle East, combined with his in-house experience in the power industry, will greatly benefit our clients and enhance our well-established project finance practice."
Mr. Steyn received his BA LLB from the University of Cape Town and is admitted as an Attorney of the Supreme Court of South Africa and as a Solicitor in England and Wales.
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