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About Ashley

Ashley Chung focuses her practice on finance transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors, particularly in the renewables space. She has experience representing lenders and sponsors on multi-jurisdictional reserve-based lending, project finance, renewable energy and power assets. Ashley also advises clients on ESG matters.

Prior to joining Bracewell, Ashley was a secondee at Credit Suisse and a trainee in the London headquarters of an international law firm.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Vårgrønn AS — establishment of an up to £500 million debt platform and initial facility raised by way of UK private placement of notes to institutional investors

Assala Energy UK Limited — amendment of existing reserve-based facility to increase commitments up to $600 million with financing arranged by financing by Citi, Natixis, ING Bank N.V., BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole, Rand Merchant Bank, SMBC and SCB and supported by its assets in Gabon

Etablissements Maurel & Prom SA — refinancing of existing $600 million term loan facility with commercial banks and $200 million shareholder loan 

ING Bank N.V. and a syndicate of lenders — US$900 million borrowing base facility for ONE-Dyas based on oil and gas assets in the UK, Netherlands and Gabon

Navitas Petroleum and Beacon Offshore Energy — up to $1.4 billion development financing and reserve-based lending facilities in relation to the Shenandoah oil & gas field in the US Gulf of Mexico

Nephin Energy — advising the lenders in connection with an amendment to their €150 million reserve based lending facility for Nephin Energy in connection with the Corrib gas field, offshore Ireland

VPI Generation Limited — advising the lenders to VPI Generation Limited on the £275m financing of a 3.2GW portfolio of CCGT power plants in the UK

Credentials

Education

University of Law,
LPC with MsC
2018
University of Law,
GDL
2016
University College London,
BASc
2015

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Languages

Mandarin – fluent
Cantonese – fluent

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