Ros O'Mally

Ros O'Mally


Email ros.omally@​

Phone +61 2 9093 3509

Fax +61 2 9093 3559


Practice groupFinance

Ros O'Mally’s ability to "tick all the right boxes" had been pointed out by one client, who says, "She is highly skilled, responsive, commercial and able to get to grips with complex issues quickly."

IFLR 1000

Ros O'Mally has over 20 years of experience in the infrastructure, energy, resources and projects sectors with a particular focus on project financing. Ros advises clients on the development and financing of transport, water treatment, telecommunications, energy, power and infrastructure projects including public private partnerships (PPPs) and privatisations. She has successfully closed many transactions that have been the first of their kind in Australia.

Ros acts on a broad range of projects for both borrowers and lenders. She advises ECA counterparties and has experience working with the public sector on state owned corporations. As a result, Ros brings a holistic and rounded approach to financings; she understands what drives all parties at the table and delivers a streamlined and efficient transaction supported by an astute team of commercially driven lawyers.

Awards and recognitions

2018 - 2019

Highly Regarded Lawyer for Banking & Project Finance
IFLR 1000


Leading lawyer for Energy & Infrastructure
IFLR 1000


Financial & Corporate Law
IFLR 1000


Recommended Lawyer in Banking and Finance
Legal 500

2014 & 2013

Leading lawyer in Project Finance
IFLR 1000

Education and admissions


BCom LLB, University of New South Wales, Australia, 1995

Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)


Law Society of New South Wales

Court admissions

Supreme Court of New South Wales

Representative experience

Advising financiers to a consortium’s bid in connection with the long term lease of NSW electricity transmission and distribution assets.

Advising the syndicate of financiers to the successful bid for the Port of Newcastle and the financiers to a bid for the $2bn Port of Botany and Port Kembla privatisation

Advising the sponsor in relation to the senior and mezzanine project financing of an electricity transmission line and delivery of power to the Roy Hill mine.

Advising Efic and the State of SA in connection with the financing of the redevelopment of the lead smelter at Port Pirie.

Advising Westpac Banking Corporation in relation to its acquisition of the Australian businesses of the Lloyds banking group.

Advising corporate clients in connection with its cross currency and interest rate swaps to support U.S. secured term loan B financing.

Advising the financiers in relation to the financing and refinancing of the financing facilities to Yancoal Resources.

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