Mr. Mantle joins from Ashurst's Tokyo office, where he was a partner in its finance practice.
Mr. Mantle is a cross-border project finance lawyer with more than 20 years of experience. He has advised on the development, financing, and acquisition of complex and high-profile energy, offshore, manufacturing, and infrastructure projects, and advises private developers and sponsors, multilateral financial institutions, export credit agencies, and lenders.
Mr. Mantle also has extensive experience in Asia, having spent 12 years in Tokyo working on outbound projects; Eastern Europe, where he spent five years in Moscow working on projects in Russia and the region; Africa; the Middle East; and South America. He is an experienced lawyer on asset finance, trade and export finance, real estate finance, general banking, and restructuring matters as well.
Arman Galledari, leader of Jones Day's Projects & Infrastructure Practice, stated:
"With more than 100 lawyers around the world in our Projects & Infrastructure Practice, Myles Mantle's experience in both European and Asian project finance adds to the depth and breadth of our strong team, and will be of great benefit to our clients. We continue to focus on adding tangible value to transactions we advise on and Myles' experience will be a great addition to the pool of talent available to achieve this."
John Phillips, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's London Office, commented:
"Myles is another valuable addition for us in London," said John Phillips, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's London Office. "He brings a wealth of experience representing borrowers and lenders in London and in Asia. We are delighted he's joined us."