Nneka Wood | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
 Nneka Wood
 Nneka Wood

Nneka Wood

Associate, Abu Dhabi

T +971 2 611 3438

E nokonkwo@whitecase.com

Overview

Nneka is an associate in our Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group based in the UAE, with experience in Finance, Oil & Gas and Power transactions across the globe, including in the Middle East and Africa.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales
  • New York State Bar
  • Nigeria Bar

Education

  • LLM, University of California, Berkeley
  • LLB (Hons), University of Lagos, Nigeria

Languages

  • English
  • Igbo

Experience

Representation of the lenders on the Islamic and conventional financing aspects of the US$ multi-billion EMAL Phase II project in Abu Dhabi (involving COFACE, Hermes and US Ex-Im).

Representation of the Islamic banks on the Islamic financings aspects of the AED2.7 billion financing for Tabreed (involving the restructuring of Islamic bank and Sukuk facilities).

Representation of the lenders in connection with a US$1.2 billion project financing of a fertiliser plant in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Representation of the lenders in connection with financing for the expansion and development of a petrochemical plants in Port Said, Egypt and subsequent restructuring of a US$1.03 billion financing of the project company.

Representation of the lenders in connection with a AED 284 million financing to Aldar Etihad Development LLC (a joint venture company between Aldar Properties PJSC and Etihad Airways PJSC) and a AED 133 million financing to Aldar Etihad First Investment Properties LLC (a joint venture company between Aldar Properties PJSC and Etihad Airways PJSC).