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Nadia Kalic

Nadia Kalic


Nadia Kalic

Nadia Kalic advises on M&A and Projects transactions with a particular focus on private capital in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

She has worked on transactions across Europe, MENA, APAC and Australia.

She is a member of our Worldwide Projects Group, co-head of the Global Oil & Gas Group, co-lead partner of our Digital Infrastructure Group and a member of our Global ESG Board.

She is also a Board member of the Energy and Resources Law Association in Australia.

  • BlackRock on its investment into Ditrolic Energy, one of the largest renewable energy developers in Malaysia and Southeast Asia
  • Partners Group on the sale of CWP Renewables, its vertically integrated renewable energy platform in Australia, to Squadron Wind Energy Assets. Australia’s largest renewable energy deal to date.
  • Renewable Energy Systems Ltd. (RES), the world’s largest independent renewable energy company, on its agreement to acquire Ingeteam’s renewable services division
  • Gelion Technologies on a joint development agreement with California-based next-generation energy company Ionblox to develop high performance next-generation lithium silicon sulfur (LiSiS) cells for the global electric vehicle (EV), electrical vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) and drone markets
  • Green Wind Renewables on its joint venture with Macquarie Green Investment Group to jointly develop a portfolio of onshore wind, solar and battery projects in Australia
  • Middle East sovereign wealth fund on the acquisition of a 49% stake in Plenary, an infrastructure investment, development and asset management platform including public-private partnerships
  • Partners Group in relation to the acquisition and subsequent development and operation of the Murra Warra II wind farm in Victoria. Australian Green Deal of the Year, PFI Awards 2020, Asia-Pacific Renewables Deal of the Year, Infrastructure Investor Awards 2020
  • Sponsors (Macquarie, Swancor and Ørsted) on the Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Project, the first offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Asia Pacific Offshore Wind Deal of the Year 2018, IJ Global; Renewables Deal of the Year 2018, PFI Awards
  • Sponsors (Macquarie and Swancor) on the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Project. Best Syndicated Green Loan 2019, The Asset Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Regional Awards
  • Partners Group on the establishment of its AU$700 million Grassroots Renewable Energy Platform and subsequent acquisitions of wind farm assets

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Career and qualifications

  • Queensland University of Technology, LLB, 2002
  • Queensland University of Technology, BBs, 2002
  • Admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland, December 2003
  • Clayton Utz, Associate, 2006
  • Admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, June 2010
  • Allen & Overy, Senior Associate, 2014
  • Joined Clifford Chance in 2015
  • Partner since 2019
  • Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, Executive Finance Programme, 2021
  • Admitted as a solicitor in the High Court of Australia 2022

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Australian Institute to Company Directors
  • Board and Committee Member of Energy Resources Law Association (Australia) (previously known as AMPLA)
  • Committee Member of the APAC Energy Council
  • Committee Member of the Clifford Chance Worldwide Projects Group and Committee Member of the Clifford Chance Global ESG Board.

Awards and citations

  • Highly regarded
    Women Leader
    Australia M&A 2024 - IFLR 1000 
  • Highly regarded
    Women Leader
    Australia Project Development 2024 - IFLR 1000
  • Leading individual
    Australia Project Finance 2024 - Legal 500
  • Leading Individual
    Australia Project Finance 2022 - Legal 500
  • Rising Star Partner
    IFLR 2021: Energy
  • Finalist for 2020 Partner of the Year Awards – Lawyers Weekly, Australia
  • Finalist for 2020 Corporate Partner of the Year Awards – Lawyers Weekly, Australia
  • Finalist for 2020 Women in Law Awards – Lawyers Weekly, Australia
  • Finalist for 2019 Women in Law Awards – Lawyers Weekly, Australia