Daisy East > Watson Farley & Williams LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Watson Farley & Williams LLP
15 APPOLD STREET
LONDON
EC2A 2HB
England
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Work Department

PARTNER IN THE ENERGY GROUP

Position

Daisy specialises in advising sponsors and lenders on all aspects of project-related finance transactions in the energy sector, particularly big ticket and mid-market financings. On the lender side, she works with commercial and investment banks, export credit agencies, institutional lenders and private debt funds.

Her expertise includes project and acquisition financing using conventional, Islamic, ECA-backed and mezzanine techniques in the renewable, conventional power, mining and metals, and infrastructure sectors.

Daisy is recommended as an expert renewable energy lawyer by leading legal directory Legal 500 UK 2021, where she is described as having “outstanding experience in the energy sector” and being “able to summarise and communicate complex matters in a way which enables her clients to make informed decisions”.

Career

Partner Watson, Farley & Williams 2012.

Memberships

Law Society of England & Wales.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

Watson Farley & Williams LLP has an extensive client base consisting of banks, funds, asset managers, utilities and energy companies who approach the firm for advice. The practice has a cross-border focus with mandates in Africa, Middle East, USA and South East Asia. Henry Stewart leads the team with particular experience in solar PV and wind matters. Daisy East specialises in advising sponsors and lenders on all aspects of project-related finance transactions while Martin Lucas is well-versed in matters relating to offshore wind farms. Julian Nichol is experienced in legal issues surrounding conventional power assets.