Leader of the firm's public infrastructure projects practice, Paul Blundy specializes in construction law, project finance and project delivery. He has participated in a wide variety of Public-Private Partnership (P3) and Alternative Finance and Procurement (AFP) transactions in various sectors since the advent of the P3 and AFP models, bringing his background in project management, EPC, design-build and traditional construction procurement together with more than 30 years of experience in project finance. Paul has been recognized internationally by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business for Projects: PPP Infrastructure, as a leading lawyer in project finance by Legal Media Group's Guide to the world's leading Project Finance Lawyers and IFLR1000: The Guide to The World's Leading Financial Law Firms, and was the recipient of the "Client's Choice" award for construction. Acting for clients in power, mining, forestry, oil and gas, manufacturing, healthcare and transportation, Paul's experience includes most sectors of commerce. He has acted for government and private sponsors, owners, lenders, underwriters, contractors, designers and service providers, including negotiating contracts for architects, engineers and other professional advisors and has provided strategic advice on the creation and structuring of project ownership, management and control arrangements.
In addition, Paul has acted for a number of foreign and domestic financial institutions and public and private corporations on financings and restructurings in a variety of industries. His experience includes acting in the purchase and sale of businesses, establishment of new businesses, structuring joint ventures and partnerships and advising management in strategic decision-making. Focusing primarily on real property, Paul represents owners, developers, lenders, tenants and managers in complex real estate ventures and opines on complex titles and title remediation on behalf of insurers and other stakeholders.