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Svetlana Sorokina-Wilson

Svetlana Sorokina-Wilson

Senior Attorney


  • International Renewable Energy and Clean Power
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • International and Cross-Border Transactions
  • Africa

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Svetlana assists clients with cross-border project finance and corporate lending transactions and has advised on award-winning projects in the energy sector.

Svetlana is a senior attorney on the energy and infrastructure team in London. She has acted for a wide range of international and domestic clients in the emerging markets of Eastern Europe, CIS, Middle East and Africa. She has significant experience in advising IFIs and DFIs and is very familiar with their requirements.

Relevant Experience

Svetlana’s experience includes advising:

  • An international lender to finance new 40MWp and 63MWp solar plants in Kazakhstan to be constructed and operated by a leading Chinese manufacturer of solar modules.
  • A consortium of multinational lenders on a project finance matter that entailed the construction and operation of a 108MWp hydropower plant and a substation in Georgia.
  • A multinational lender to finance two new 4.5MWp and 11.5MW solar plants in Ukraine.
  • A consortium of lenders on a project finance transaction to construct and operate a district cooling and heating plant in Amman, Jordan.
  • A multinational lender on a secured loan facility to the Egyptian subsidiary of the biggest yeast manufacturer in the world supported by a guarantee from the Chinese parent company.
  • An international lender on a long-term senior loan to an Egyptian subsidiary of the largest ready-mix company in the world.
  • An international lender on an acquisition finance transaction to one of the leading consumer product companies listed on Athens Stock Exchange.
  • A consortium of multinational and domestic lenders on various transactions with one of the largest power utilities' group in Poland.
  • A multinational lender on its first transport project in Mongolia by extending a debt financing to a leading local mining logistics service provider.
  • A Pan-African multilateral financial institution to refinance its existing trade finance facility and provide a new term and revolver facilities to the biggest fertiliser producer in Zimbabwe.
  • An international lender on a loan facility to a global leader in the assessment and certification of professional skills to finance the expansion of the company’s software and IT platform.
  • An IFI on a complex equity swap in one of the largest media and telecommunication corporations in Poland.
  • A syndicate of global banks in the first private restructuring in the Ukrainian banking sector.


Diploma of Law, Moscow State University School of Law, Honors, 2000
Areas of Practice

Africa | Energy and Infrastructure | International and Cross-Border Transactions | International Renewable Energy and Clean Power | Project Finance and Development | Sustainability and Corporate Clean Power

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