Partner, DLA Piper
Maria Pereira practices in the area of infrastructure projects and procurement law, with extensive experience of a range of commercial contracts, including large scale complex PPP and PFI infrastructure transactions.
Her clients include public and private entities in a range of sectors including defence, emergency services, nuclear, transport and education. Maria has worked on numerous projects in emerging markets as well as in the UK, including advising on a private initiative road project in Senegal and a waste project in Kenya. She also regularly advises on operational and risk management advice on distressed, high value or strategically critical infrastructure projects.
Maria was part of the team that developed the DLA Piper Project Simulator and lead author of DLA Piper’s report on Public-private partnerships for infrastructure investment: a global perspective.