Ruveena Kaliannan

Associate, Melbourne



Ruveena is an associate in the Firm's Project Development and Finance Group and focuses on the development of major projects, particularly in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Ruveena joined the firm in 2019 and is based in Melbourne, having also worked in its Abu Dhabi office.

Bars and Courts
Supreme Court of Victoria
Juris Doctor
University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Arts
University of Western Australia


Ruveena's experience includes:

  • Representation of Horizon Power in relation to the development of the proposed Esperance Power Project in Esperance, Western Australia, including the preparation of the power purchase agreement and development agreement.
  • Representation of Perdaman on the development of the AUD4.5 billon Burrup Urea Plant in Western Australia.
  • Advising FRV on the delivery and financing of the 67.8MW Goonumbla Solar Farm in New South Wales, Australia.
  • Representation of Neoen and John Laing on the A$650 million portfolio refinancing of all three stages of the Hornsdale Wind Farm in South Australia.
  • Advising export credit agencies and a syndicate of international commercial banks on the EUR2.7 billion project financing of wpd AG's 640 MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan.
  • Representation of Saudi Power Procurement Company in connection with the 2 GW Sudair solar project in Saudi Arabia.
  • Acting for a developer in relation to the development of a solar project in the Philippines.
  • Representation of EWEC in connection with the proposed 2,000 to 2,400MW Fujairah F3 greenfield power generation plant in the Emirate of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.
  • Advising the Victorian Government in relation to the AUD50 billion Suburban Rail Loop Project.
  • Advising the Victorian Government in relation to the AUD$11 billion Metro Tunnel Project in Victoria, Australia.
  • Representation of Saudi Aramco on the tendering and development of the Tanajib cogeneration and desalination project in Saudi Arabia.
  • Representation of EWEC in relation to a proposed 200 MIGD Taweelah Reverse Osmosis Independent Water Project in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • Advising Australian Naval Infrastructure in relation to the access arrangements in respect of the Osborne Naval Shipbuilding Precinct in South Australia, Australia.