- College of Law, LPC, Distinction, 2003
- London School of Economics and Political Science, LLF (Law with French Law), 2:1, 2002
Maria Pereira has over 16 years’ experience advising on infrastructure projects and procurement law, focussing on complex commercial contracts, and large scale PPP and PFI infrastructure transactions. She advises throughout the lifecycle of a project, from feasibility and procurement to operational matters, distressed assets and, handback and expiry.
Her clients include public and private entities (particularly investors and contractors) in a range of sectors including defence, emergency services, transport and social infrastructure.
Maria's key strength lies in the depth and understanding of the commercial and legal issues affecting each party in a transaction and finding solutions acceptable to the parties to ensure the successful delivery of the transaction.
Maria is an active participant in DLA Piper's pro-bono initiatives, including being the pro-bono co-ordinator for the London Projects and Energy and Infrastructure Finance teams.
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