Colin Johnson is a chartered certified accountant, MBA, and member of the Energy Institute. He has over 20 years' experience as lender, equity investor, developer, and legal and financial adviser in relation to the whole life cycle of large projects (particularly in the energy sector) across over 30 different countries on five continents. He has extensive experience of emerging markets.
He uses this experience of projects, international investment and structured finance both as an expert witness and in investigations.
He also has language capability in Spanish, Portuguese, French and German, which has proved very useful in reviewing documentation or tracking down specific information and links not otherwise available.
Colin frequently acts as an expert in international arbitrations and litigation in relation to quantum of claims, valuation of businesses as well as in relation to project financing and the energy sector more generally. He has been involved in both commercial and investor state investment-related cases totalling over US$50 billion and now leads the firm’s international arbitration offering including coordinating the most appropriate expert from around the world. He has dealt with cases under ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, DIAC, Dubai Port World, SIAC and other rules.
He also has significant investigations experience including leading investigations in Spain, Portugal, Italy and elsewhere.
His work has involved sectors including financial services, power, oil and gas, renewables, agriculture, real estate, manufacturing and the public sector.
WWL says: Colin Johnson is described by impressed sources as "a team player and a pleasure to work with" as well as "helpful and industrious."
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