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Combining the knowledge of local laws and cultures with a global reach is just one of the ways Baker & McKenzie separates itself from other firms. Our genuinely global perspective allows us to operate without boundaries around the world, in every jurisdiction that is important to your business.

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Global Energy, Mining & Infrastructure

Sophisticated and seamless

USD3 trillion are needed each year to replace or expand energy and infrastructure assets (according to OECD). Traditional public funding is insufficient and current economic conditions will exacerbate the challenges of funding this global investment need. These large energy, mining and infrastructure investments are frequently cross-border and call for innovation and creativity in their realization, with a need to draw on international experience and best practices, and an ability to transpose those skills and practices to meet the local practices and norms in the host country.

At Baker & McKenzie, we have been specializing in international energy, mining and infrastructure projects worldwide for over 60 years. Working seamlessly across our 77 offices in 47 countries, we can help clients to structure, acquire, finance and implement projects and manage their investments, whether in developed, developing or transition countries. We understand the needs of investors, financiers and other key stakeholders in large scale projects. With our local know-how and relationships, transactional capability and broad-ranging skills in finance, corporate, tax, environmental and competition law, we can deliver integrated cross-border legal services that are unrivaled. Our ultimate aim is to efficiently provide commercially effective solutions at every stage.

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Renewable Energy and Clean Technology


Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals



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Spanning Africa’s Infrastructure Gap: How Development Capital is Transforming Africa's Project Build-Out

This report produced in association with the Economist focuses on how development capital is bridging Africa's infrastructure gap. It contains data from institutions regarding their investments in Africa between 2009 and 2014.




In an article published in Project Finance International, our lawyers Jose Moran (Chicago) and Ricardo Trejos (Bogota) examine opportunities for international financing arising from Colombia’s Fourth Generation Road Transportation Projects.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a roadmap for advancing its Renewable Fuel Standard program. We take a look at the new rule’s key provisions and related legal issues, such as those involving waiver authorities and the legality of retroactive action.
Baker & McKenzie recently received recognition for outstanding transactional achievements at the International Financial Law Review’s Americas Awards, the Latin Lawyer Elite rankings, and the IJGlobal Americas Awards.
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Every day our more than 4,000 lawyers, economists, tax advisors and other professionals share insights and best practices across borders and practices. We speak more than 75 languages and represent more than 55 nationalities, and the close relationships among our people fosters the trust needed to develop and deliver world-class solutions to multinational clients.

We share an uncompromising commitment to excellence, which explains why more of our lawyers are included as leading lawyers in the Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Best Lawyers than any other Global 20 law firm.

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Passionately global
We are passionately global — it's in our DNA.

We started with a vision of going global and were in eight countries before our 10th anniversary. Today we have 77 offices in 47 countries -- including the emerging markets so important to the growth of your business.
*Associated Firms
**In cooperation with Trench, Rossi and Watanabe Advogados
Other Geographic Initiatives

We service clients throughout the world and in some countries where we do not have offices, working with carefully selected local firms to leverage our global knowledge and capabilities.

 India Africa Central America 
  Central Europe   
We offer world-class career opportunities around the globe, while our entrepreneurial culture makes Baker & McKenzie a unique place to develop professionally.

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