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Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Norton Rose Fulbright's practice was recently bolstered by its merger with now-defunct firm Henry Davis York, which saw five practitioners join its banking and finance group. Dr Nuncio D’Angelo and Alex Mufford jointly lead the department. Tim Mornane handled a high-value asset-based syndicated credit facility and Hamish Dixon assisted a client with a significant refinancing matter; Scott Millar has been active in the property finance sector. Other noteworthy names include Jo Crew and Nino Di Bartolomeo. Dale Rayner joined King & Wood Mallesons.

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Project development

Within: Project development

Norton Rose Fulbright has seen an increasing stream of energy sector projects, continues to handle significant transport and infrastructure work and attracted a number of PNG-related matters. Notable infrastructure work included advising the successful bidders on a high-profile PPP project in Melbourne, and acting for one construction company on a very large PPP in New South Wales. Energy-sector work has seen the team advise on wind, solar, waste-to-energy and hydropower projects. The firm also attracts mining sector projects work, an area of expertise for head of infrastructure, mining and commodities Keira Brennan. Jo Crew heads the firm’s infrastructure and project finance group, which includes James Morgan-Payler, Mark Waddell, Graham Read and Kevin Arkwright. Miriam D’Souza joined from Herbert Smith Freehills, and Alice Chen through the firm’s merger with the now-defunct Henry Davis York.

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Project finance

Within: Leading individuals

Jo Crew - Norton Rose Fulbright

Within: Project finance

Norton Rose Fulbright has seen a steady flow of renewables matters, increasingly handles alternative financings and continues to advise on infrastructure project financings. Jo Crew heads the five-partner practice, which includes Rob White, who joined from the now-defunct Henry Davis York, and Chris Patten, a recent addition from Allens. Crew advised a syndicate of domestic and foreign banks on one of the largest PPP refinancings to date in Australia, and in a novel renewables matter, the team advised two financiers on the financing of a wind farm in South Australia. Chris Redden departed to Ashurst.

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