Michael Pearson, Clifford Chance

Company | Clifford Chance
Job Position | Partner


Michael Pearson is a partner in Clifford Chance's Infrastructure Group and co-head of Clifford Chance’s Rail Group. Michael advises governments, sponsors, investors and lenders on major infrastructure projects globally.

Michael's recent experience in the rail sector, includes advising:

  • A financial institution in relation to the Jerusalem Light Rail Project
  • A Government of Abu Dhabi entity in relation to an extension to the Etihad Rail Project in Abu Dhabi
  • Senior Lenders to a bidding consortium in relation to the Kuala Lumpur to Singapore High Speed Rail Project
  • EQT on its acquisition of UK rail freight operator GB Railfreight from Groupe Eurotunnel
  • The developer of Battersea Power Station in relation to the London Underground Northern Line Extension
  • Senior Lenders in relation to the Thameslink Rolling Stock PPP Project
  • Canary Wharf Group plc in relation to the Canary Wharf Crossrail Station
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