Patricia is an experienced commercial projects lawyer advising clients on the full life cycle of energy and infrastructure projects, from acquisition and financing to project development. Patricia focuses her practice on LNG, upstream/midstream energy, power and construction. She advises sponsors, developers, government authorities, major exploration and production companies, independent exploration and production companies, and contractors on innovative and complex projects in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Patricia has advised on several ‘first-of-a-kind’ projects. She is particularly familiar with market practice in the energy and infrastructure industries throughout the Middle East and Africa, and advises clients on risk management accordingly. She has considerable experience leading negotiations and drafting project agreements in energy rich countries such as Iraq, UAE, Kuwait, Egypt, Qatar and Oman. Patricia counsels on both the commercial aspects of a project (structuring and drafting mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures) and transactional contracts (including time charter party agreements, production sharing agreements, joint operating agreements, gas/LNG sales agreements, and EPC contracts). Patricia received her Bachelor of Laws (Honors) from the University of Western Australia.