Amy Watts

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Amy is an associate in the Project Development and Finance Group in the London office. Her experience includes acting for sponsors and lenders in major projects in the power, renewables and infrastructure sectors. She joined the firm as a trainee in 2018 and has since spent 6 months in our Singapore office.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
Legal Practice Course
BPP Law School
Graduate Diploma in Law
BPP Law School
BA (Hons)
Oxford University
Languages
English
Spanish

Experience

West Burton B CCGT Gas Power Station
Representation of the funds managed by EIG on the agreement to acquire the 1332 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power station and 49 MW battery at West Burton B in Nottinghamshire, England from EDF Energy, and on related commercial and financing documentation.

Big Almaty Ring Motor Road (BAKAD)
Representation of the consortium consisting of Alsim Alarko, Mak-yol İnsaat, Sat & Company JSC, SK Engineering and Korea Expressway Corporation, in connection with the the development and financing of the US$750 million Big Almaty Ring Motor Road (BAKAD), the ring road around Almaty, the first infrastructure public-private partnership of its type in Kazakhstan.

Mozambique LNG
Representation of the financiers on a landmark US$20 billion project financing of Mozambique's first onshore LNG development, Mozambique LNG, one of the largest ever foreign direct investments into Africa. Project costs will be funded by a combination of equity, pre-completion cashflows and up to US$16 billion of senior debt facilities. The senior debt comprises a mix of ECA facilities and commercial bank facilities, and a loan facility with the African Development Bank.

Sadara Chemical Complex
Representation of Saudi Aramco on the US$12.5 billion project financing of the world-scale integrated Sadara chemical complex in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.

JOLCO Financing
Representation of Deutsche Bank as lender in connection with a US$227m JOLCO financing of a portfolio of 12 aircraft leased by a leading regional aircraft lessor to an African Airline, a Spanish Airline and a Mexican Airline (AirFinance Journal Europe Deal of the Year 2018).