Allen & Overy LLP

Projects Department

Australia
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What the team is known for Strong expertise in the financing of major energy and natural resources projects. Assists an impressive range of domestic and international financiers, investors and banks, with notable capability on cross-border financings that involve work in jurisdictions such as China and the Philippines. Also advises with regard to the refinancing  of projects and offers the ability to integrate English, New York and Australian law aspects of projects funded by international banks.

Strengths A client praises the team's practical attitude to matters: "The firm is commercial in its approach and has very attentive people."

Work highlights Acted for Sino Gas & Energy Holdings as the borrower with regards to the refinancing and extension of existing facilities provided by Macquarie Bank.

Represented Capricorn Copper on the project financing of a AUD45 million copper development project.

Notable practitioners

Adam Stapledon is praised by clients for the depth of his experience and knowledge, one saying: "Adam is able to draw on past experiences to quickly present a workable solution." He regularly advises sponsors and lenders on project financings in the power, resources and infrastructure sectors.