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Lorraine Bayliss



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Lorraine Bayliss



Lorraine is a partner in the Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Group and heads the Allen & Overy export credit agency (ECA) practice. She has extensive ECA and multi-lateral experience and excellent working relationships with the world’s leading ECAs and multi-lateral agencies (MLAs) as well as with a large number of the banks involved in arranging ECA financings. 

She has a broad range of experience across international project finance and secured lending transactions acting for both borrowers and lenders, in particular in the power, infrastructure and oil and gas markets.

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Publications: 05 MARCH 2021

Podcast: How does a material adverse change clause work in these uncertain times?

The enforceability of material adverse change clauses (“MAC clauses”) in commercial contracts is an area which has come under increased scrutiny in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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News: 09 FEBRUARY 2021

Advising the Equator Principles Association on its Equator Principles 4 guidance for incorporating environmental and social considerations into loan documentation

LONDON/NEW YORK: A multi-jurisdictional team of A&O lawyers has advised the Equator Principles Association on its latest Guidance Notes for incorporating environmental and social considerations into…

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Publications: 29 JULY 2020

Updated Equator Principles: Transition to Version 4

Following an extensive consultation process, the Equator Principles Association (EP Association) adopted a fourth iteration of the Equator Principles (EP4) on 18 November 2019. Originally, EP4 was due…

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Publications: 27 JANUARY 2020

Updated Equator Principles Finalized

Updated Equator Principles with stronger standards and a broader scope were finalized in November 2019 and are set to come into effect in July 2020. 

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Solicitor, England and Wales, 1999


Nottingham Law School, 1997
B.A. (Honors) in Law (with European Law) from the University of Nottingham, 1996

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