Legal 500 UK 2023
Judith is an associate in the Project Development and Finance practice in London. She advises commercial lenders, DFIs, export credit agencies, corporates, sponsors, borrowers and developers on a wide range of energy, infrastructure and project finance transactions globally. Judith has previously spent time in the Firm's Abu Dhabi, Singapore and New York offices.
Representation of NEOM Green Hydrogen Company, in an equal joint venture between ACWA Power, Air Products and NEOM, on the financing of the landmark US$8.4 billion NEOM Green Hydrogen Project powered by renewable energy for production and export of green hydrogen to global markets, capable of producing 650 tons per day of carbon-free hydrogen in the form of ammonia, to be located in Saudi Arabia.
Representation of ANOH Gas Processing Company Limited, a gas processing company established by SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Plc and the Nigerian Gas Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on the project financing of the ANOH gas project, a 300MMscfd gas processing plant and ancillary facilities in Nigeria;
Representation of the financiers on a landmark US$3 billion first in class hybrid corporate financing to Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), a joint venture owned by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Shell, Total and Eni to develop the NLNG Train 7 Project. The financiers to the transaction included the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM), Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (KSURE), SACE, African Export-Import Bank, Africa Finance Corporation, and over 16 international commercial banks and 10 Nigerian commercial banks. The large and complex financing is the first time that the development of an LNG project has been financed using a multi-sourced corporate loan structure;
Representation of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Total E&P Nigeria Limited (TEPNG) as sponsors, on a US$1 billion financing for development activities in 30 oil fields across 12 OMLs under the NNPC's oil debt programme.
Representation of the project company on the US$1.5 billion refinancing of the Fujairah F1 IWPP project.
Representation of IFC, ADB and a syndicate of local banks on the project financing of a 4.5 MTPA LNG facility at Port Qasim, near Karachi, Pakistan.
Representation of IFC, and other development finance institutions in connection with the development, design, construction, ownership, operation, and maintenance of a Baynouna 200 MW photovoltaic solar power project, in Jordan.
Representation of Standard Chartered Bank on the US$100 million financing provided to Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited for the development of a jetty and related facilities in Rivers State, Nigeria.
Representation of Saudi Aramco in connection with the US$8 billion financing arrangements for PetroRabigh Phase 2 expansion of the petrochemical facilities in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia.
Representation of IFC and a group of other lenders in connection with the US$1.2 billion financing of Indorama's nitrogenous fertiliser complex in Rivers State, Nigeria, the largest fertiliser plant in Africa.
Representation of the arranging banks on the project financing of a petrochemical plant located at Raswa, Port Said, Egypt.
Representation of the sponsor in connection with the project financing of a cogeneration plant in Saudi Arabia.
Representation of Credit Suisse AG in a US$150 million one-year senior secured bridge loan for the acquisition of Recurrent Energy, LLC, a leading North American solar project developer, from Sharp Corporation by Canadian Solar Inc.
Representation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in its dual-tranche issuance of 15.10% FGN Bonds due April 2017 and 16.39% FGN Bonds due January 2022 in the form of Global Depository Notes ("GDNs").