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WFW promotes five to Counsel10 May 2023

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Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) is pleased to announce that it has promoted five Senior Associates to Counsel. They are:

Marianne Anton – Regulatory, Public Law and Competition, London

Marianne’s practice focusses on advising clients on a wide range of energy matters and renewable technologies, from corporate and commercial transactions to compliance with regulatory requirements and power market restructures.

Valina Giouzelaki – Project & Structured Finance, Athens

Valina specialises in project and structured finance with an emphasis on renewable energy, as well as corporate and M&A work. She also has extensive experience in aviation finance. Clients include both Greek and international investors and credit institutions.

Matina Kanellopoulou – Project & Structured Finance, Athens

Matina advises clients on project and structured finance as well as banking and corporate law. She has extensive experience in the financings of large-scale renewable energy projects as well as asset financings and acquisitions in the energy and hospitality sectors.

Mark McAllister-Jones – Dispute Resolution, London

Mark specialises in international arbitration and commercial litigation, with a focus on energy and construction disputes, particularly in relation to utility-scale renewable energy projects.

Ryan Tan – Assets & Structured Finance, Singapore

Ryan specialises in asset and project finance, leasing structures and loan restructuring. In particular, he has advised lenders, borrowers, owners and lessees on a wide range of transactions including bank, ECA-backed and lease financings. He is qualified in both Singapore and Hong Kong.

Managing Partner Lindsey Keeble commented: “I am delighted that five such talented lawyers have been promoted to counsel. Their impressive and varied expertise highlights once again the quality of legal talent that WFW can draw upon as also evidenced by our new partner promotions”.

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