Will Kim

Associate, New York

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Will is a senior associate in the Global Energy and Infrastructure Group based in New York. He advises project sponsors, financial institutions and other project participants on the development and financing of domestic and cross-border energy, infrastructure, and oil and gas projects. 

Work highlights

Will spent several years as an associate in Linklaters’ Hong Kong office and as a banking associate at a top-tier firm in Australia. He is also a member of Linklaters’ flagship technology platform, nakhoda, focused on building and delivering bespoke technological solutions for clients.

Will has advised clients on a variety of transactions, including:

  • advising sponsors on the warehouse financing of a portfolio of solar photovoltaic projects in Chile;
  • advising Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation on the US$110.8m project financing of a 173.25MW onshore wind power plant in Chile;
  • advising KEPCO, Samsung C&T Corporation and Techint on the development and project financing of a 433MW combined-cycle power plant in Mexico;
  • advising China Development Bank on its project financing of a 99MW wind power generation complex in Pakistan;
  • advising ICTSI and VICT, on the AU$398m ECA-covered financing of the Webb Dock container terminal at the Port of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; and
  • designing, building and delivering ISDA Create, a contract creation and negotiation product developed in partnership with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA).
 

Professional experience

In 2016, Will spent four months on secondment to COFCO Agri. In 2018/2019, he spent 14 months on secondment to ‘nakhoda’, Linklaters’ flagship technology platform.

Education and qualifications

Will received a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Melbourne, where he was an assistant editor at the Melbourne Journal of International Law.

Will is qualified in New York and Queensland, Australia.