Myles is a project development and finance lawyer with more than 24 years of experience advising on the development, financing, and acquisition of complex and high-profile energy, offshore, petrochemical, manufacturing and infrastructure projects. Myles' clients include sponsors and developers, lenders, multilateral financial institutions, export credit agencies, fund managers, and financial investors. He also advises on structured commodities trade and trade finance transactions, ship and offshore vessel finance, export finance, real estate finance and has advised on several different restructurings, in particular for ship owning and natural resource companies.
Myles has extensive experience in Asia, having spent 12 years in Tokyo working on outbound projects; Eastern Europe, where he spent five years in Moscow working on projects in Russia and the region; Africa; the Middle East; and South America. Myles' clients include sponsors and developers, lenders, multilateral financial institutions, export credit agencies, fund managers, and financial investors.
Prior to joining the firm, Myles worked for several large law firms in London, Tokyo, and Moscow. Over the course of his career, Myles has also lived and worked in Paris and Dubai.
Myles speaks regularly at conferences and has written articles on infrastructure-related subjects. He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.
Professional and Community Activities
- Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
Selected Publications and Speeches
- "Latin America and the Caribbean in Focus," co-author, LNG Industry, May 28, 2019.
- “Saudi Arabia: Opportunities in the Renewables Sector,” speaker, Japan Institute for Overseas Investment, Tokyo, Japan, April 27, 2017.
This article was co-authored by Christopher Orford, a trainee solicitor in Haynes and Boone's London office. In recent years, the UK’s energy sector has increasingly been viewed as one of the cleanest and most innovative industries in the world. Last November, with a view to the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) taking place in later this year, the UK government outlined its 10-point plan [...]