Olivia Caddy > Bracewell (UK) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell (UK) LLP
TOWER 42
25 OLD BROAD STREET
LONDON
EC2N 1HQ
England

Work Department

Finance

Position

Partner

Career

Ms. Caddy has been working as an energy finance lawyer for over 15 years advising banks, financial institutions, private equity funds and E&P independents on upstream debt financings and restructurings. Her experience spreads from traditional corporate syndicated commercial bank lending, pre-payments, acquisition financings to more particularly, reserve-based lending. Ms. Caddy advises on multi-jurisdictional transactions across Europe, North America, Asia and Africa where, as a native French speaker, she fits in naturally on projects in Francophone Africa.

Languages

English, French

Education

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales;College of Law, UK, L.P.C. –  2001 with commendation; College of Law, UK, C.P.E., 2000; Kings’ College, UK, LL.M., International Business Law, 1999 – with merit; Université Jean Moulin Lyon Ill, France, Master in Private Law, 1993 -1998.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Oil and gas

Bracewell (UK) LLP has an excellent track record working across emerging markets in Africa and the Middle East on high-value financing mandates and acquisitions. The group is overseen by Jason Fox and has vast expertise across the oil and gas space. Eimear Murphy and Olivia Caddy are experienced transactional lawyers advising both lenders and borrowers on cross-border deals; Adam Blythe is noted for gas commercialisation matters and Nina Howell is the contact for LNG work. On the energy disputes side, John Gilbert is the name to note. The team has been expanding its expertise in recent months. Ronen Lazarovitch joined from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP , while Alistair Calvert joined the firm’s energy disputes team in November 2020 as a partner from Pinsent Masons LLP. He focuses on disputes related to oil and gas exploration. Ben James is also recommended and has particular experience of African transactions.