Natasha Seel


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Summary Open

Natasha is an Associate in the firm’s Energy & Infrastructure group in London.

Natasha has experience working in the oil & gas sector on international M&A transactions. She also has experience working on project-based financing work in the UK renewables market, including solar and onshore and offshore wind.

Experience Open

    Natasha’s recent experience includes advising:
    • OMV AG, on the sale of two wholly-owned subsidiaries comprising its upstream exploration and production business in Pakistan to Dragon Prime Hong Kong Ltd for a consideration of €157m.
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc in respect of the financing (Lightsource as borrower) of freehold interests in properties located in England & Wales and Northern Ireland.
    • Institutional investors on a £1.3bn investment-grade bond in relation to the acquisition by leading Danish pension funds PKA and PFA of a 50% stake in 659 MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm from Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy). The deal is valued at £2bn, of which £1.3bn is being funded through the issuance of the bond.
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc in relation to project financing (of ten different solar sites) made available to Canadian Solar UK Investment Ltd for refinancing an existing facility and for various intra-group loans to the project companies.

Education Open

  • September 2017: Qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales
  • 2014 – 2015: Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, London
  • 2013 – 2014: Graduate Diploma in Law, Kaplan Law School, London
  • 2008 – 2013: MA (Hons) in French and Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews

Employment Record Open

  • 2017 – present: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams, London
  • 2015 – 2017: Trainee Solicitor, Watson Farley & Williams, London

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