Chris Flynn, aleading energy and resources specialists, will join the firm’s corporate advisory group and Alexander Danne, a project finance specialist, will join the banking and finance Group.
Also being promoted to the firm’s partnership are David Clee, a mergers and acquisitions lawyer in the Corporate Advisory group, and Paula Gilardoni, a competition law and regulatory lawyer in the competition and regulation group.
Managing Partner, Danny Gilbert said: “The firm continues to focus on client excellence and growing our expert Energy + Resources and strategic transactional practices. We are very pleased to have Chris, Alexander, David and Paula join the partnership as each of them will make valuable contributions to the firm.”
Flynn specialises in a broad range of corporate transactions in the energy sector, including acquisitions, divestments, listings, debt facilities, structured and project financings, restructurings, and joint ventures, the firm said. He has advised clients around the world in oil and gas, petrochemicals, renewable power, non-renewable power, political risk, energy security and public international law.
Danne specialises in project finance, PPPs and infrastructure finance, property finance, syndicated finance, and acquisition and leveraged finance work.
Clee, who joined the firm in 2007 and specialises in mergers and acquisitions with a particular expertise in listed company takeovers, schemes of arrangement and trust schemes. He also advises on private M+A transactions, capital raisings and corporate restructurings.
Gilardoni joined the firm in 2003 and provides advice in competition law and regulatory matters including ACCC investigations and merger clearances. She also has experience advising clients in the payments industry, the firm said.