Suki Rees


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Summary Open

Suki is an Associate in the firm’s Energy & Infrastructure group in London.

She is developing her expertise in financing work in the European renewables market, including solar, offshore and onshore wind. Suki has spent time working in the firm’s Singapore and Hamburg offices and speaks fluent German.

Experience Open

    Suki’s recent experience includes advising:
    • Canadian Solar on its sale of a 142 MW solar PV portfolio with an enterprise value of c. £191.2m to Greencoat Solar Assets II Ltd, a fund managed by Greencoat Capital.
    • Sequoia Investment Management on the project financing of a 55 MW solar portfolio located in Poland. This transaction is the first large project financing under the newly implemented auction support systems in Central-Eastern Europe.
    • Institutional investors on a £1.3bn investment-grade bond in relation to the acquisition by leading Danish pension funds PKA and PFA of a 50% stake in 659 MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm from Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy). The deal is valued at £2bn, of which £1.3bn is being funded through the issuance of the bond.
    • Bayerische Landesbank in relation to financing made available to Canadian Solar UK Investments II Ltd for a portfolio of ground mounted PV solar systems.
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc, on the financing of various solar projects in the UK with Lightsource as the developer.
    • Vattenfall on its acquisition of UK gas and electricity supply business ISupplyEnergy.
    • The Ingenious Group on the financing of aerobic digestion facilities.

Education Open

  • September 2017: Qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales
  • 2014 – 2015: Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, London (Distinction)
  • 2011 – 2014: Law (LLB), St Chad’s College, University of Durham

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Law Society of England and Wales

Employment Record Open

  • 2017 – present: Solicitor, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2015 – 2017: Trainee Solicitor, Watson Farley & Williams

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