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Elder, Iain

Iain Elder


Iain Elder is a partner in the Project Development & Finance Group dividing his time between our London and Abu Dhabi offices. He is an English qualified solicitor experienced in advising sponsors and lenders on the development and financing of infrastructure projects and the acquisition and disposal of assets, predominantly in the energy sector. He has been based previously in Singapore and Dubai.

Selected Experience

  • The Dow Chemical Company on all aspects of its US$20 billion joint venture with Saudi Aramco to develop and finance the Sadara Integrated Chemicals Project in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia
  • The lenders (including ABN AMRO as lead arranger, ECGD, SACE and PIF) to SABIC's US$5.75 billion Yansab Petrochemicals Project in Saudi Arabia
  • Indorama on its Tacaamol joint venture with ChemaWEyaat to develop and finance a plant in Abu Dhabi for the manufacture of a mixture of xylenes, benzene and toluene
  • Dolphin Energy on various short term natural gas supply arrangements
  • Advising sponsors and lenders on power projects in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Jordan, India and the UK
  • Standard Chartered Bank and ADCB on the financing of TDIC’s US$150 million Saadiyat Island Construction Village in Abu Dhabi


  • University of Liverpool, LL.B.
  • Chester Law School


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