Vinson & Elkins has expanded its corporate and finance practices in London with the addition of practitioner Chris Taufatofua, who joins the firm from Milbank.
Taufatofua works with lenders, sponsors, governments and contractors across Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia and has a leading practice in sophisticated and high-value energy and infrastructure matters. His expertise in project development, finance and other transactions in the energy transition, LNG, power and renewables and all related infrastructure complements the firm’s reputation in this area.
“Energy and infrastructure are at the core of what we do, and we have been the recognized leader in these industries for many decades,” said Keith Fullenweider, chair at Vinson & Elkins. “Chris will enhance our capabilities to advise on complex projects, project financings and other transactions, especially given the capital and financing flowing into energy transition, traditio