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About Joel

Joel Padi focuses his practice on finance in the energy and infrastructure sectors. He has experience advising lenders and borrowers on a range of general lending and project financing transactions involving energy assets. He has also undertaken a range of structured finance transactions in other sectors.


Recent Notable Matters

DNB Bank — lenders’ counsel for Serica Energy’s new $525 million reserve-based lending facility

Rabobank — project financing the 49.5 MW battery energy storage system (BESS) project to be developed by Cero Generation and Enso Energy and co-located with the 49.9 MW Larks Green solar farm located in Gloucestershire, England

Renewable asset developer — £20 million share sale of a natural gas processor*

Asset developer — £8 million sale of a solar portfolio*

Leading energy producer — series of high value supply contracts*

Bank — £20 million refinancing of a PFI project*

Lender — financing of the redevelopment of an airport*

University — provision of a £25 million revolving credit facility by an existing Lender (total commitment of £54 million)*

Leading provider of student accommodation — provision of a £54 million development financing loan and a £5.5 million overdraft facility*

University — £23 million supplementary facility agreement*

German bank — £18 million refinancing*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell



University of Law, Moorgate,
with distinction
Keele University,
first class honors

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales