Rommel Harding-Farrenberg

Partner. Sydney.

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Rommel Harding-Farrenberg has cutting-edge expertise and international experience in getting major projects up and running and keeping them that way.

Financiers, borrowers, sponsors, equity investors and government bodies seek out his specialist advice on matters of project finance and major projects, particularly power generation, infrastructure and resource projects and PPPs, as well as for matters concerning corporate and structured finance, debt capital markets and derivatives.

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Rommel Harding-Farrenberg has cutting-edge expertise and international experience in getting major projects up and running and keeping them that way.

Financiers, borrowers, sponsors, equity investors and government bodies seek out his specialist advice on matters of project finance and major projects, particularly power generation, infrastructure and resource projects and PPPs, as well as for matters concerning corporate and structured finance, debt capital markets and derivatives.

In addition, he has extensive experience in the electricity industry and acts for all types of market participants, including generators, retailers and large customers, and government bodies on electricity supply arrangements and regulatory issues.

Rommel’s expertise has been gained in both Australia and the United Kingdom where he worked at magic circle firm Slaughter and May in London.

“Best Lawyer - Derivatives, Energy and Project Finance & Development” Best Lawyers Peer Review
Rommel Harding-Farrenberg

Rommel's Expertise

  • Abbot Point Coal Terminal Advised the financing syndicate in relation to Brookfield’s bid for the Abbot Point Coal Terminal.
  • Loy Yang Power Advised Loy Yang Power on various financings in relation to the Loy Yang A power station and associated coal mine, including the 2010 refinancing.
  • Citisecurities’ NZ$800 million standby and swingline facilities Advised Citisecurities and the financiers on the 2010 NZ$800,000,000 Standby and Swingline Facilities for Telecom Corporation of New Zealand.
  • Babcock & Brown restructure Advised on the restructuring and sale of its Asia Infrastructure Fund including the debt financing.
  • Electricity supply arrangements Advising Origin Energy in relation to offtake agreements required following its acquisition of the retail business of Country Energy. Advised Loy Yang Power in relation to a long term hedge of a significant portion of its load with Alcoa and the other joint venture participants in relation to the Portland and Point Henry aluminium smelters.

What others say

  • “Best Lawyer - Derivatives” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2013 & 2014
  • “Best Lawyer - Energy and Project Finance & Development” Best Lawyers Peer Review, 2014

Rommel's Thinking

Rommel's Leadership

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth UK/Europe Focus Group Member
  • Redfern Legal Centre Adviser
  • Law Society of New South Wales Member