Justin Joonhyuk Chang

Associate, Seoul

Biography

Overview

Justin is an associate in the Firm's Seoul office and a member of the Project Development and Finance Group, providing business and strategic advice to clients regarding financing transactions, which enable the completion of major projects.

Justin has previously worked in Melbourne, Sydney and Tokyo, and has completed a secondment at Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV).

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of Victoria
Education
Juris Doctor
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Commerce
University of Melbourne
Languages
English
Korean
Japanese

Experience

Advising FRV on the delivery and financing of the 90MW Sebastopol Solar Farm in New South Wales, Australia.

Advising FRV on the delivery and financing of the 67.8MW Goonumbla Solar Farm in New South Wales, Australia.

Advising Korea Electric Power Corporation in its acquisition and financing of a coal-fired power project in Indonesia.

Advising the Export-Import Bank of Korea in connection with the financing of the acquisition of an FSRU by a Turkish gas company supported by a repayment guaranty issued by the Turkish government.

Advising a consortium of Korean investors consisting of Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. Ltd., Alpha Asset Management, Sprott Korea Investment, Hana Financial Investment and Korea Investment & Securities in connection with an acquisition of a 49.9 per cent cash equity interest in a portfolio of four wind projects in the US totalling 852 MW, located in Texas, Illinois and Nebraska.

Advising a consortium led by Brookfield Infrastructure on the US$8.4 billion acquisition of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR).

Advising a Japanese resources company on disputes arising from its multi-billion dollar offshore LNG project in northern Australia, including security of payments adjudications.

Advising Moorebank Intermodal Company on the 1.5 billion Moorebank Intermodal Terminal in south-west Sydney, in arbitrations against the developer Qube Limited and its subsidiaries, arising from construction claims for variations and delay costs.

Advising gumi Inc. in gumi Cryptos Capital LLC's seed round investment in various cryptocurrency and blockchain start-ups.

Supporting the asset finance practice in the Tokyo office, including financing aircraft for airlines such as Avianca and Vietjet.