Franca Kim

Franca Kim


Franca specialises in advising clients on a broad range of transactions across energy and infrastructure sectors with a particular focus on the energy value chain acting for sponsors and financial institutions.

During her time at the firm, Franca was previously located in the firm’s Tokyo office advising Japanese clients and speaks fluent Japanese and Korean.



Representative matters

The Lenders on the project financing of the Triton Knoll OFTO.

A leading shipping company on Green Marine Fuel Corridors including Green hydrogen to ammonia and methanol plants. This includes all regulatory aspects (RED II and FNBO) and the development, construction and financing of a series of giga-projects.

ECA and Lenders in relation to the multi-billion-dollar Coral South FLNG Project in Mozambique.

The funders on the acquisition and subsequent refinancing of a European medical company.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • The Law Society of New South Wales



Australian National University, 2020, J.D., Law

University of Tsukuba, 2017, Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.