Projects & Infrastructures

Our Projects and Infrastructure practice is at the forefront of the infrastructure sector. It incorporates Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) and Energy practices.  We combine legal and sector experience with an in-depth understanding of your business to conduct a commercially minded risk assessment of the project. We then provide strategic advice that maximizes project value and mitigates risk exposure.

Our team knows the market and offers exceptional practice insight. With broad experience in working with clients in the public and private sectors, funders and consortia, we understand the issues on both sides of the negotiating table. We have vast experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting projects being developed or financed by local commercial banks and financial institutions.  We work with development finance institutions, contractors and project sponsors.

In the public sector, we work with national and local government departments, in particular on public procurement and public finance projects matters.

Our team assists clients in structuring projects locally and across the Burundi borders within the African continent. We will project manage the input of DLA Piper Africa lawyers in different jurisdictions to provide integrated, multidisciplinary advice whenever our assistance will be needed. Clients benefit from our local expertise to tailor documents to local commercial conditions, nuances and laws.

Clients benefit from global insight through the DLA Piper network. No other firm within Burundi has this ability to offer global expertise on local matters.

We work with clients across a diverse range of industries and particularly in the following sectors:

  • Construction
  • Transport: roads, ports, airports …
  • Specialist facilities: hospitals, schools, housing, government serviced accommodation, prisons and defense
  • Energy: natural resources, renewable energy, electricity
  • Telecommunications and Information Technology
  • Water
  • Tourism: tourism facilities

We offer specialist advices on:

  • Project and infrastructure financing
  • Procurement
  • Public-Private Partnership

Our team's key mandates include or have included:

  • Infrastructure
  • Public-Private Partnership
  • Project Finance
  • Privatization

 For further informations on projects & infrastructures, please contact us.



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