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17 February 20233 minute read

DLA Piper in top spots for inspiratia 2022 rankings

DLA Piper has been ranked in the top three law firms advising on completed renewable energy and infrastructure deals for both deal count and transaction value in 2022. The ranking is compiled by inspiratia, a leading provider of global analysis and data in the new energy and infrastructure sectors.


For the second consecutive year DLA Piper has been ranked as the number one law firm advising on completed renewable energy deals in 2022.

In all four quarters of 2022 DLA Piper advised on more completed renewable energy deals than any other global firm, with a total of 109 global transactions, demonstrating a large presence in the renewable energy market. In addition, DLA Piper was ranked second for inspiratia's 2022 renewables rankings in aggregated deal value (USD34.97 billion).

Natasha Luther-Jones, Global Co-Chair of the Energy and Natural Resources sector and International Head of Sustainability and ESG commented on the ranking: "2022 has been a stellar year for our renewable energy practice, and our global team is very proud to have received this prominent recognition. Securing first place for the second consecutive year on inspiratia’s league tables is a testament to our global reach and our team’s tireless efforts to provide our clients with the best possible advice and support available. We are grateful for the continued trust that they place in us."


DLA Piper’s Infrastructure team has also had a successful year, being ranked second as the Legal Adviser for Global Infrastructure in 2022 by deal count, having advised on over 50 completed deals. This indicates both the global presence and involvement of the team across the firm, as well as the in-depth knowledge enabling them to help clients to complete their significant transactions.

Martin Nelson-Jones, Global Chair of the Infrastructure, Construction and Transport sector commenting on the ranking said “This ranking is a clear illustration of the prominent position which we hold within the infrastructure market and of the trust that our clients place in us to support them on their most important projects. They choose us because of our broad experience, industry knowledge and international reach which set us apart from other firms. The volume of deals that we do also gives  us valuable insight into the market which we are able to pass on to the ultimate benefit of our clients.”

The infrastructure team was also ranked third by transaction value, having worked on deals with a disclosed total value of USD25.92 billion.