Olivia Yan

Associate, Sydney



Olivia Yan is a senior associate in White & Case's Real Estate team based in Sydney. 

Olivia has extensive experience in advising domestic and international clients in renewable energy projects, major transport infrastructure projects and mixed-use developments across Australia.

Personable and approachable, Olivia understands commercial, legal and bankability issues unique to each jurisdiction and provides strategic advice in relation to land tenure arrangements and Australia's foreign investment regime.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of New South Wales
Bachelor of Laws
University of Queensland
Bachelor of Commerce
University of Queensland


Renewable Energy

RES Australia in relation to its property aspects of a potential wind farm project in Australia.

Golden Plains Wind Farm Management Pty Ltd in relation to its complex property and financing aspects of a wind farm project in Victoria.

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners in relation to various renewable energy projects across Australia.

Neoen Australia in relation to tenure arrangements on a battery project in Victoria and Australian Capital Territory.

Octopus Investments in relation to tenure arrangements on wind farm and solar projects in Australia.

Global Renewable Power Co Ltd and RATCH Group PLC in due diligence of a wind farm project in South Australia.

The Hydrogen Utility in relation to tenure arrangements on various renewable energy projects around Australia.

Commercial Real Estate

State of Victoria in its tenure and land access arrangements for the Suburban Rail Loop project.

Perdaman Group in relation to tenure and financing advice in the development, construction and operation of a urea plant on the Burrup peninsula.

Saudi Arabian Oil Company in relation to its tenure arrangements for Australian projects.

Sydney Fish Market in relation to the redevelopment of the Sydney Fish Market.

TasNetworks in relation to its tenure arrangements for the Marinus Link project.

FRV Services Australia in relation to various property enquiries including Crown land advice in different jurisdictions. 

Private clients in the acquisition and disposals of commercial buildings, shopping centres and industrial sites across New South Wales.

Private clients in the acquisition, operation and disposal of licensed hotels in New South Wales.

Private clients in the redevelopment of large scale mixed-use real estate across Sydney.

St Euphrasia and Men's Shed on a pro bono basis.