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Norton Rose Fulbright
Level 38/477 Collins St
Melbourne VIC 3000

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Australia > Project finance

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Norton Rose Fulbright offers expertise in a variety of financing structures, including debt and equity, capital markets, and PPP arrangements. Clients include banks, investment funds, and corporate borrowers engaged in resources, technology, energy, and social infrastructure projects. The arrival of public sector and water projects specialist Joanne Emerson Taqi to the Sydney office from Bahrain bolstered the capabilities of the practice in long-term projects work. Melbourne-based Jo Crew advises on sponsor-side development work and lender-side financing matters, particularly in road, transport, and social infrastructure projects. Brisbane-based Chris Patten specialises in project finance and acquisition finance for infrastructure assets. Lisa Koch made partner in 2019 and has strong capabilities in African and emerging markets projects.

Australia > Project development

Norton Rose Fulbright has expanded its national projects team extensively, with standout additions including the transfer to Sydney of experienced projects leader Joanne Emerson Taqi from Bahrain, and Laura Walton‘s move to the Brisbane office from Clayton Utz. The firm acts throughout the life cycle of large-scale construction and infrastructure projects in the transport, energy, and mining sectors, with capabilities across bid tenders, contract agreements, transactions, disputes, and financing. Melbourne-based co-head Jo Crew advises on sponsor-side infrastructure development across transport and social infrastructure, with experience in complex PPP agreements. Sydney’s Emanuel Confos oversees the construction team, working on industry standards, project documentation, and disputes. Luke van Grieken made partner in 2019 and has taken the lead on a number of major renewable energy projects.