Nigel Drew acts for arrangers (bank and bond), bidding consortia, contractors and the public sector on international projects and structured finance transactions across a wide range of sectors. He is listed in Euromoney's guide to the World's Leading Project Finance Lawyers.

Nigel has led the advice on some of the largest infrastructure projects in Europe, including the acquisition and financing of the Budapest Airport concession, the proposed Oosterweel tunnel DBFM project and the Slovakian D1 Motorway financing, as well as many other road, rail and airport projects.

In the UK he has advised on many of the completed DBFO road projects since their inception, on the development of London Luton Airport and many other UK airports, and recently he advised Agility Trains on its £2 billion financing with JBIC, EIB and NEXI-covered facilities of the trains for the IEP, Great Western Main Line PFI project the largest UK project financing in 2012 and the first to involve JBIC and NEXI, and its subsequent £2 billion financing of the trains for the East Coast Main Line PFI Project (which closed in 2014).

In the energy and water sectors, he has advised on power generation and oil and gas projects for many years, and recently he advised the lenders on a  MIGA-covered financing of a desalination plant serving Accra in Ghana (which closed in 2012) and advised on the project financing, with Sinosure-covered and DFI facilities, of a USD 840 million power plant and revamped coal mine and new transmission line at Maamba in Zambia (which closed in 2015).