Alexander Janes

Managing Partner, International London T +44 (0) 207 481 0010

Department Energy & infrastructure Qualified 1988 Education (University) Queen Mary, University of London Languages English

Alexander Janes

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Alexander is the Managing Partner, International at Ince, and is responsible for driving the continued growth of the business across the EMEA region, with a particular focus on furthering Ince’s work in emerging markets in Africa. Alexander also sits on the Group’s Executive Committee.  
Alexander is a highly experienced lawyer, with particular expertise in complex cross-border energy and infrastructure projects in emerging markets. In particular, Alexander specialises in major power, energy/natural resources and infrastructure projects and financings.

Throughout his 20 years’ experience, Alex has represented a broad range of regional and international lenders, multi-lateral lenders, development finance institutions, borrowers and sponsor groups, conducting business across Europe and Africa, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa. Alex provides clear, commercially-focused advice on complex issues to clients operating in the power, renewables, oil and gas, and infrastructure sectors.

Alex has been recognised by the Legal 500 in the categories of infrastructure, power, and most recently as a leading practitioner in emerging markets.

Professionals Associations & Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales

  • City of London Club

My matter highlights

  • Representing Kenya Airport Authority in relation to the review and response to a privately initiated investment proposal from Kenya Airways to take over the operation and development of Jomo Kenyatta Airport.

  • Representing L'Agence Malagasy de Developpement economique et de Promotion (AMDP) in relation to the development and financing of a 1,000 MW coal fired power plant with associated transmission and distribution infrastructure in Madagascar in conjunction with JIRAMA, the state-owned utility.

  • Representing Canadian Solar, the borrower, in a GBP 41,850,000 limited recourse financing from Bayerische Landesbank in connection with ten solar projects in the UK owned by the borrower.

  • Representing Nord/LB on the €30 million project financing of a 26 MW wind project located in Mont de Saint Loup, France, a project sponsored and developed by Belgian energy company, TTR Energy and in relation to the subsequent sale of the wind farm to a Swiss investment company and subsequent amendments to the finance documents.

  • Representing the African Development Bank, Standard Bank Plc and a syndicate of local Nigerian lenders, including United Bank for Africa, First Bank of Nigeria and Zenith Bank, as the senior lenders on the $450 million Lekki Toll Road project.

My testimonials and accolades

Alexander Janes

“Recommended Individual: Projects, Energy and Natural Resources Power (including electricity and renewables).”

- The Legal 500 2018 UK

My recent publications

News / Ince opens new Cyprus office with team from L.Zambartas LLC

28-09-2020 /

28 September 2020, Cyprus: International legal and professional services firm Ince has today announced the opening of a new office in Limassol, Cyprus.

Ince opens new Cyprus office with team from L.Zambartas LLC