Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Tomas Gärdfors is a banking partner based in Norton Rose Fulbright’s London office. The core of Tomas' broad practice is European cross-border energy infrastructure transactions, including transmission assets, portfolios and projects of common interest. Tomas advises major corporates and financial institutions on large and complex investment structures that demand a creative, strategic and commercial approach. He assists clients on major energy and infrastructure developments, projects and acquisitions by providing strategic and integrated advice. He provides advice and representation in relation to assets across Europe and further afield and has advised on a number of award-winning and complex transactions.
Tomas is the Firm's authority on the European Union's programmes for supporting energy infrastructure projects, Projects of Common Interest and EFSI. He is the author of the firm’s PCI and EU energy infrastructure related campaigns and is the Firm’s Head of Nordic. The breadth of his knowledge of the changing energy regulatory regimes enables him to provide innovate legal advice to his clients.
In recognition of his work, Tomas was nominated for the EurActory top Energy Union expert award and he has also produced a number of topical briefings on the European Energy infrastructure related topics, most popular being the briefing on holdco financing. Tomas has also been ranked in Chambers and Legal500 since 2005.