Biography: Jonathan Inman joined Linklaters in 1991 and began to focus on Middle East project work after returning to London from Tokyo in 2001.
He quickly made his mark in the industry by advising the export credit agency Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC) on the 2003 Sohar refinery transaction in Oman, JBIC’s first project finance deal in the Middle East.
In 2006, he moved to Linklaters’ new Dubai office to help develop the firm’s energy and infrastructure team. He has worked with several major clients in the region, including developer International Power, the Export-Import Bank of Korea and Italian export credit agency Sace.
He has also advised sponsors and lenders on power and water deals across the Gulf. Inman is currently advising the Saudi government on the expansion and construction of the Saudi railway network, including the Saudi Landbridge project.