Catriona is experienced in advising on infrastructure projects throughout Scotland and the rest of the UK. She has acted for private sector partners delivering new facilities as sponsors, investors, facilities management contractors and construction contractors and for public sector clients. She has been actively involved advising public and private sector clients in relation to the hub initiative and the NPD Model in Scotland. She also advises banks and other senior lenders and borrowers on the financing of major projects throughout the UK. She regularly advises clients in relation to a variety of operational matters in established projects.
Catriona has also has much experience in advising on student accommodation projects and has provided advice to clients in relation to a variety of different project models.
Catriona leads the Group’s involvement in PPP secondary market deals. As well as advising investors and sponsors on such disposals and acquisitions, she also provides advice where necessary on company re-structuring in order to effect such disposals. She has also advised senior funders on both disposals of their senior debt and the issues arising where investors are disposing of their investments. More recently Catriona has also become involved in City Region Deals.
She is ranked as a “Rising Star Associate” in Projects by Legal 500 and as an “Associate to Watch” in the Infrastructure PFI/PPP sector by Chambers UK.
“I would like to thank Catriona for the diligence, commitment, attention to detail and commerciality displayed at all times during the course of this transaction.”
"Catriona's depth of knowledge and understanding in this sector is self-evident."
"She's very good at building relationships with people."
"Catriona has first-rate knowledge of the PPP sector. She's highly skilled in the development of complex documents and has an acute awareness of the commercial implications of project finance."
"We have been thrilled with the service and quality of support provided by Catriona."
"Euan Pirie and Catriona Kemp are both exceptional and worthy of note."
"Catriona Kemp - great knowledge, excellent project management, extremely diligent and responsive."
"Catriona Kemp is really strong on secondary market transactions. She is adept at protecting her client's interests, whilst building strong working relationships with those working opposite her - it's a really effective combination."
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