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Josh Attard

Josh Attard

Senior Associate (Australia)

Josh is a senior associate specialising in the procurement, construction and financing of large-scale infrastructure and energy projects.

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Josh has a team-first mindset, and prides himself on working collaboratively with his clients to best achieve their strategic objectives in developing and financing projects. Josh has a deep interest in all aspects of the energy and infrastructure sectors, and focusses his attention on providing practical, timely and easy to understand legal advice which is tailored to suit the commercial needs of his clients.

Josh's recent experience includes advising:

  • EDEN, a joint-venture between Total EREN and EDF Renewables, in relation to the financing and development of a 300MW solar project near Rajasthan, India
  • The World Bank Group on the Scaling Solar Program guarantee package in respect of the 100MW Navoi Solar Farm in Uzbekistan
  • The World Bank Group on the Scaling Solar Program guarantee package in respect of two 125MW solar projects in Gad and Dicheto in Ethiopia
  • Transmission Capital Partners in respect of the acquisition financing of the 588MW Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland
  • The financiers in relation to the bankability analysis and project financing of the A465 PPP road project in Wales
  • Gastrans, a developer co-owed by Gazprom and Srbijagas, in relation to the financing of the €1.3 billion interconnector gas pipeline project in Serbia, between Hungary and Bulgaria
  • Financiers, including Natixis, Societe Generale and Bank Hapoalim, in relation to the US$450 million amendment and restatement of the financing of the Karish and Tanin Fields in Israel
  • FirstGen in relation to the development of the US$1 billion development of the LNG terminal in Batangas, the Philippines
  • Total EREN in respect of the various offtake arrangements for the 200 MW Kiamal Solar Farm
  • Windlab/Eurus in respect of the development of the 60 MW Kennedy Energy Park, a co-located wind, solar and battery storage facility near Hughenden, Queensland
  • Neoen Australia in respect of the development of the Parkes Solar Farm (50 MW), Griffith Solar Farm (30 MW) and Dubbo Solar Farm (25 MW) under the ARENA large-scale solar program, including drafting and negotiating EPC and O&M arrangements with contractors and lenders
  • Pacific Hydro in respect of the development, and delivery phase aspects, of Stage 1 (100 MW) of the Haughton Solar Farm in northern Queensland
  • Macquarie Capital in respect of the development of the 150 MW Lal Lal Wind Farm in Victoria
  • Financiers (National Australia Bank) in relation to the development and financing of the 520 MW Stockyard Hill Wind Farm in Victoria
  • Ocyan in relation to the financing aspects of its divestment of its 50% stake in two gas pipe-laying support vessels in Brazil to Petrobras
  • Melbourne Metro Rail Authority in respect of the development of the A$11 billion Metro Tunnel Project, including in respect of the early works arrangements

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