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Pavlovic, Luka
Luka Pavlovic
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Bernadette Stewart


Luka Pavlovic focuses his practice on international finance, project finance and energy matters. He has experience advising borrowers and lenders on a wide range of transactions in emerging markets.

Representative Matters

Advised BNP Paribas and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on an up to US$80 million reserve based financing for Merlon Petroleum’s Egyptian assets

Advised Société Générale, BNP Paribas and Banca IMI on an up to US$100 million secured borrowing base facility to Irminio S.r.l. in relation to its Italian petroleum assets

Advised the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the development of the Kashagan oil field, the largest undeveloped oil field in the world

Advised the project sponsors on the financing, security and project documentation in respect of a 55 MW solar PV project to be based in Jordan, involving a combination of commercial and ECA lenders

Advised Maurel & Prom on an up to US$650 million revolving corporate facility provided by BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Natixis and Standard Bank

Advised San Leon Energy in relation to its farm-out of Polish oil and gas upstream interests to Palomar

Advised IFC and other lenders in connection with the financing of phase 3 of the Azito thermal plant in Ivory Coast

Advised Barclays as arranger in relation to the financing of seven district hospitals in Ghana

Advised the arranger of a borrowing base facility for an oil product trading company involving the jurisdictions of Benin, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone

Advised the arranger of a COFACE-covered facility for a cement plant in Brazil

Advised PROPARCO, FMO and DEG on the financing of the construction and operation of a wind farm in Uruguay

Advised the lenders in connection with the financing of the Gebze-Izmir motorway in Turkey

Advised ECAs on the financing of a road tunnel under the Bosphorus

Advised Trafigura in relation to a US$1.5 billion prepayment facilities agreement to fund deliveries of oil

Advised Russian and foreign banks on various real estate financings in Russia

Advised Dubai World subsidiary Drydocks World on a pioneering US$2.2 billion court-led restructuring


Legal Practice Course, College of Law, London, 2011
Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, London, 2010
B.A., with honours, University of Oxford, Exeter College, 2008

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales