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Tim Ball, Partner

Tim is a corporate lawyer with particular expertise in infrastructure and projects.


Tim is a corporate lawyer with over 25 years’ experience. His main focus is on infrastructure and projects (including energy and renewable energy) and he advises clients on mergers & acquisitions, raising finance, shareholders agreements, joint venture arrangements and company restructuring. Tim has in depth experience across all major infrastructure sectors including education, health, energy and transport and he advises clients involved in both domestic and international transactions, using various different models including PFI and PPP and variants thereof. He regularly acts for buyers and sellers in secondary market project equity transactions.

Tim is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience highlights

  • Advised French international construction giant, Bouygues, on its acquisition of UK construction company JB Leadbitter from its Dutch parent Heijmans NV
  • Advised international engineering consultancy, Atkins, on the sale of its facilities management division to French multinational, Sodexo
  • Led the team advising the development joint venture (formed between Higgins Group and Pinnacle Regeneration) in the £175m Lambeth Social Housing PFI Scheme
  • Advised Vinci, one of the world’s largest construction companies, on the sale of equity in a number of UK Building Schools for the Future Projects from secondary market fund Infrared, in a deal which also saw Vinci acquiring equity in similar projects from Infrared