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Martin Nelson-Jones

Martin Nelson-Jones

Global Chair, Infrastructure, Construction and Transport Sector
He is thorough, measured, unflappable and commercial.
Client, Chambers UK 2022

Martin Nelson-Jones has over 25 years’ experience of helping clients with mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters. He works with corporates and financial investors in a range of sectors, particularly energy, infrastructure, consumer products and industrials.



  • A consortium of investors led by MEAG and Infranity, along with funds affiliated with DigitalBridge Group, Inc., on the formation of a c.EUR2.5bn. Investment Partnership with Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data centre campuses.
  • G.Network on the investment by USS as part of a c.GBP1bn fundraising to fund the roll out of G.Network’s fibre network. This deal won “European Digital Infrastructure Project of the Year”.
  • Cube Infrastructure Managers on its agreement to acquire, through its Cube Infrastructure Fund III, Urbaser Nordic from Spanish integrated waste management group, Urbaser.
  • Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. on the USD686m acquisition of Aela, a 332 MW portfolio of three newly-built operating wind assets in Chile.
  • College of Law, London, 1989-91
  • Trinity College, Oxford University, 1986-89

Awards and recognition

  • Leading individual, Infrastructure, London, The Legal 500 UK 2023
  • Ranked lawyer, Infrastructure, UK-wide, Chambers UK 2023
  • DLA Piper's Infrastructure practice ranked Tier 1, The Legal 500 UK 2023


  • Contributor to Butterworths' Takeovers: Law and Practice