Samuel Henri Samuel
Samuel specializes primarily in project finance and infrastructure projects. Samuel provides advisory services to dominant players in the fields of renewable energy, transportation, oil and gas, and water.
Samuel assists clients during complex transactions for the construction of power plants based on diverse technologies, including PV solar power plants, concentrated solar power plants, pumped storage hydroelectricity and cogeneration.
Samuel also represents clients during their participation in major tenders in the field of civil infrastructure such as transportation, light rails, highways and civil engineering.
As part of his work in the project finance team, Samuel regularly deals with cross-border financing transactions, representing companies and entrepreneurs in the negotiation of loan agreements with banking institutions.
Before joining Barnea, Samuel was an associate in leading Israeli law firms.
Prior to moving to Israel, Samuel worked in Paris as an attorney in a commercial law firm.
Universite Pantheon-Assas, Paris II, (LLM Private Law), 2005
Member of the Paris Bar Association, 2008
Member of the Israel Bar Association, 2011
News and updates - Samuel Henri Samuel:
Reform in the Electricity Sector and in the Israel Electric Corporation
On June 2018, the Israeli government adopted decision no. 3859, entitled “The Reform in the Electricity Sector and Structural Change in the Israel Electric Corporation.” This decision constitutes a milestone in the long history of the IEC, which was incorporated in 1923.
The Electricity Authority published the Guidelines for the next PV Plants’ Giant Projects in Israel
Further to the recent hearing held in October 2016 (see our clients update dated 01 December 2016), the Electricity Authority published on 19 December 2016, a decision detailing the main principles of the upcoming competitive process for the construction of Solar Power Plants in Israel, with a capacity of up to 1,000 MW.
Barnea & Co. represented Belectric Israel in the negotiations leading to the conclusion of an EPC and O&M Agreements in respect of the Ashalim PV solar power plant
Adv. Gal Oren and Adv. Samuel Henri Samuel from Barnea & Co.’s Infrastructure Department represented Belectric Israel, which was selected to construct and operate a new 30Mwp PV solar power plant in Ashalim. Belectric Israel is an affiliate of Belectric GmbH from Germany, engaging in the development and promotion of photovoltaic (PV) solar systems world-wide.