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Derwin Jenkinson

Derwin is a supremely talented lawyer who can solve problems, understand commercial situations and translate them into faultless legal execution.
Chambers and Partners Guide 2024

Derwin has over 20 years experience advising on energy and infrastructure transactions and is a recognised leader in his field. He has deep and longstanding relationships with financial sponsors, lenders, institutional investors (debt and equity), corporates as well as financial advisors. Derwin has advised on many of the most high profile transactions in the UK and European markets over the last 20 years and is a trusted advisor on complex matters in both brownfield and greenfield transactions, as well as restructurings.


  • Advising a British rolling stock company on the establishment and subsequent bank, bond and private placement financings under its GBP5bn debt platform.
  • Advising lenders to an experienced investors in the waste management sector on the public to private acquisition financing of the company specialising in the waste management servises underwritten by the major retail and commercial bank and the holding company which provides the investment and financial services.
  • Advising leading integrated financial services provider, global  digital finance leader, fund manager and other consortium partners on the acquisition of DIF’s stake in Thames Tideway Tunnel, having previously advised a company specialising in manufacturing of components and assemblies on the government support package.
  • Advising a sovereign wealth fund on the financing of a CCGT power plant in the United States.
  • Advising the fund manager, the investment management firm and other consortium partners on the acquisition refinancing of the leading recycling and waste management company and subsequent bolt-on acquisition and other financings.
  • English
  • Christ Church, Oxford University, B.A. Hons, 1995 - 1998


  • Ranked in Chambers and Partners for Infrastructure (UK)
  • Ranked in Legal 500 for Infrastructure M&A and Acquisition Financing