Adeline specializes in the delivery of major infrastructure and power projects, with extensive experience in the renewables sector.
She has acted for independent power producers (IPPs), sponsors and financiers in relation to the development of wind, solar, geothermal and gas-fired projects in Asia and Australia and advises on a range of project contracts from connection agreements, EPC and construction related contracts, operation and maintenance agreements through to gas supply and offtake agreements.
In a prior role, she assisted clients in the successful delivery of a number of "firsts" including: the largest wind farm in the Philippines being the US$315 million ECA-backed 150MW Burgos Wind Farm in the Philippines which was awarded 'Renewables Deal of the Year' by PFI in 2014; the AUD750 million Collgar Wind Farm project in Western Australia which at the time was the largest wind farm being constructed in the Southern Hemisphere and was awarded 'Best Project Finance Deal' by Finance Asia in 2009; the development of the 50.4MW Khandke wind farm in Maharastra, India, which was the first non-recourse financing of an Indian wind project delivered by an international bank.
Based in the Melbourne office, Adeline is a Partner in the Firm's Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group, a global team dedicated to providing business and strategic advice to clients regarding financing transactions, which enable the completion of major projects.
Advised Transurban in relation to the AUD5.5 billion Western Distributor road project in Victoria, Australia.
Regional Airports Philippine PPP*
Advised the Maya Consortium comprising of Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc and Vinci Airports in relation to their bid for the P108.2-billion contract to operate and maintain five regional airports under the Philippine government's public private partnership program
Queensland Motorways acquisition*
Advised Transurban on operational project agreements in relation to its AUD7.1 billion acquisition of Queensland Motorways in Australia.
Cranbourne Pakenham Rail Corridor Project*
Acted for the consortium of MTR Corporation, John Holland and United Group in respect of their unsolicited proposal in relation to the Cranbourne Pakenham Rail Corridor Project. This project relates to the delivery of 25 high capacity trains, high capacity signalling, grade separations at level crossings, power upgrades and a new train maintenance depot on the Dandenong corridor in Victoria, Australia.
Lincoln Gap Wind Farm and Glen Innes Wind Farm*
Acted for OneWind Australia in relation to the development of the 150MW Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in South Australia and the 75MW Glen Innes Wind Farm in New South Wales.
Williamsdale Solar Project*
Acted for Impact Investment Group in relation to the Williamsdale Solar Project in ACT and project related issues in relation to the implementation of its solar fund.
Burgos Wind Farm*
Acted for Energy Development Corporation in relation to the US$315 million ECA-backed financing and development of the 150MW Burgos Wind Farm in the Philippines and associated project agreements. This project was awarded 'Asia-Pacific Renewables Deal of the Year' by PFI.
Collgar Wind Farm*
Acted for Investec Bank in relation to the AUD750 million Collgar Wind Farm project in Western Australia. This project was awarded 'Best Project Finance Deal' by Finance Asia.
Khandke Wind Farm*
Acted for a project company in relation to the development of the 50.4MW Khandke wind farm in Maharastra, the first non-recourse financing of an Indian wind project delivered by an international bank.
Solar and Geothermal Power Projects*
Acted for Energy Development Corporation on the development of various solar and geothermal projects in the Philippines and associated project agreements.
*Experience gained in a previous role
Building protection into professional risk: The operation of professional indemnity insurance in construction, published in Insurance Law Journal, January 2007 and Australian Construction Law Newsletter, September/October 2007