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Highly regarded

Bar admissions:

England & Wales



Practice areas:

Energy and infrastructure
Project development
Project finance

Industry sectors:

Oil and gas

Ben Shorten is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Project Development & Finance practice and the firm’s Asia Project Development & Finance Team Leader. Ben focuses his practice on the development and finance of infrastructure projects with a particular focus on power & water and oil & gas projects, and regularly advises both sponsors and lenders in project financings. His clients include major corporate clients and financial institutions including PETRONAS, ACWA Power, The Dow Chemical Company, PT Adaro, ENGIE, KEXIM, K-Sure, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC and Crédit Agricole.

  • Project Development & Finance
  • State Controlled Companies/Sovereign Wealth Funds
  • Islamic Finance

  • Power
  • Infrastructure/Transportation Projects
  • Financial Institutions
  • Petrochemicals
  • Nuclear

  • The College of Law, London, Diploma in Law, 1995; Diploma in Legal Practice, 1996, CPE/LPC
  • University of Cambridge, Downing College, B.A., 1994