Katy Norman

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Katy is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance (EIPAF) Group in the London office. Her primary focus areas are project finance and energy and environmental matters, having previously worked for the United Nations in the international environmental law and policy fields. Katy joined the Firm as a trainee in August 2012 and qualified in August 2014, after spending six months overseas in our Singapore office working on corporate transactions in Southeast Asia.

Katy is committed to pro-bono work and contributes significant time to pro-bono projects per year. Katy was awarded the overall pro bono contribution award in 2014, a Volunteer Leadership Award in 2017 and a Volunteer Leadership Award and the Global Citizenship Cup in 2018.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LLB (Hons)
College of Law
Legal Practice Course
College of Law
Graduate Diploma in Law
College of Law
MSc
Environmental Science and International Development
University College London
BSc
Geographical Sciences
Bristol University
Languages
English

Experience

EnerjiSA Power Assets
Representation of EnerjiSA Enerji Uretim A.S. in connection with the development of up to 5 GW of merchant power assets in Turkey (including hydro, CCGT, wind and lignite), which has raised €1.9 billion of project debt to date through a portfolio financing, including international and domestic syndicated banks, DFIs, export credit agencies, EBRD, IFC and EIB.

Major LNG Project in Africa
Representation of several major Export Credit Agencies on a major US$ multi-billion LNG project in Africa.

Canadian Port Financing
Representation of a syndicate of seven US and European commercial banks on a secured facility extended to Prince Rupert Port and the Port of Vancouver (both 100% owned by DP World Limited) for the purposes of expansion of the Prince Rupert Port and refinancing of the existing debt in connection with both Prince Rupert Port and Port of Vancouver.

YASREF Corporate Facilities
Representation of Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) Limited and its shareholders, Saudi Aramco and Sinopec on its US$4.7 billion syndicated loan facilities.

Rabigh II Petrochemical Project
Representation of Saudi Aramco in connection with the PetroRabigh Phase 2 expansion project.

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.This project was selected as Middle East Petrochemical Deal of the Year 2013 by Project Finance Magazine, Project Finance Deal of the Year 2013 by IFLR and Global Finance Deal of the Year 2013 by the American Lawyer.