DUBAI – Laura Capelin, senior counsel in Bracewell LLP’s Dubai office, has been elected to a three-year term as legal director of the Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA).
Capelin has extensively advised on project finance transactions throughout the Middle East and Africa, including the financing of major renewable and power development projects in the UAE, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Her focus is in executing all financing aspects of a project from pre-bid through to the commercial operation date and beyond, as well as refinancings, acquisitions and disposals of projects. Capelin was integral in executing the transactions for which Bracewell was recognized as Infrastructure and Energy Projects Team of the Year at the Middle East Legal Awards in 2017 and 2018.
MESIA is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that promotes solar power in the Middle East and Northern Africa.