Alexander Buckeridge-Hocking is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the firm’s Finance Department.

Mr. Buckeridge-Hocking represents sponsors and borrowers as well as credit agencies, multilaterals, commercial and investment banks, and other financial institutions in connection with the development and financing of infrastructure and energy projects and mergers and acquisitions involving mining and metals and energy assets.

Mr. Buckeridge-Hocking's experience includes advising:

  • Allianz Global Investors in connection with the NOK3 billion PEPP note issuance in connection with the privatization of Fjord1, the owner and operator of a fleet of Norwegian ferries utilizing low or zero emission propulsion
  • EIB in respect of a US$1.6 billion financing package for Sweden’s Northvolt, a European sustainable battery developer and manufacturer specializing in lithium-ion technology for electric vehicles. The debt raise will support the creation of Europe’s first home-grown gigafactory for lithium-ion batteries. This deal won Europe Industrial Deal of the Year by Project Finance International.
  • The sponsors, led by Total, in connection with the US$20 billion financing by several ECAs of the development of an LNG Project in Mozambique. The transaction was named Global Multilateral Deal of the Year of 2020 by Project Finance International.
  • The Export Import Bank of the United States, the Export Import Bank of China and a syndicate of 15 commercial lenders on a US$8.5 billion project financing of a coal seam gas to liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia sponsored by Origin Energy Limited, ConocoPhillips and China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec). The Australia Pacific LNG project is the first-ever financing of an LNG project in which the feedstock for the production of LNG comes from coal seam gas, a natural gas found in coal deposits.
  • Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) in connection with its US$3bn expansion financing (conventional and Islamic facilities) from several ECAs and commercial lenders named Middle-Eastern ECA Finance Deal Of The Year of 2017 by TXF
  • Two export credit agencies from Japan and a syndicate of 29 commercial lenders, on the US$7.4 billion project financing of the Cameron LNG liquefaction-export project in Hackberry, Louisiana sponsored by Sempra, GDF SUEZ, Mitsui and Japan LNG Investment, LLC, a company jointly owned by Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabashiki Kaisha
  • The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) in connection with the development of its US$7 billion Wa’ad Al Shammal greenfield phosphate project in Saudi Arabia and joint venture with the Mosaic Company and Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC)

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, London, 2011
  • Law, London School of Economics, 2008