James Abbott




James is a financing specialist whose practice spans project, corporate and acquisition financing transactions and fund level financing, with a particular focus on the infrastructure and energy and resources sectors.

James has advised both sponsors and lenders on major greenfield and brownfield projects throughout Australia and Southeast Asia and has experience in syndicated and multi-source debt financing, capital call, NAV and GP financings.

James is Partner in Charge of the Sydney office.

Key deals

Granville Harbour

Advising Granville Harbour in relation to its acquisition of a 50% stake in the MacArthur Wind Farm and the contemporaneous portfolio refinancing of the Granville Harbour Wind Farm.


Advising ConnectEast in relation to its A$1.1 billion syndicated refinancing.

Palisade and First State Super

Advising Palisade and First State Super in relation to their acquisition of the 270 mW Snowtown II wind farm from Tilt Renewables.