Gerard Kneppers is a partner in the Banking (Finance & Projects) department of DLA Piper in Amsterdam and has more than 20 years of transactional experience in the Netherlands, England and Wales as well as in South Africa (being a qualified and admitted lawyer in all of the aforesaid jurisdictions). He focuses on (Renewable) Energy, PPP, DFI and leveraged finance / corporate lending products, and also has substantial experience in the field of mergers & acquisitions, thereby giving him a deep understanding of the full transactional cycle of project- and leveraged finance transactions.

He is recognised as a leading banking and finance lawyer by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 and his clients include parties across the spectrum such as sponsors, project companies, financial institutions and (strategic) purchasers (borrowers) and vendors.