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Kenneth Chen

Senior Associate

Kenneth is an Australian law qualified lawyer in the firm's banking group.

He has worked on both domestic and cross-border project finance and asset financing transactions, as well as a wide range of commercial transactions and general advisory work relating to oil and gas and natural resources projects, infrastructure and construction.

He also has experience in litigation and international arbitration, including a six-month international secondment to the Hong Kong office. Kenneth speaks English and Mandarin.


Representative matters

Pilbara Minerals on its AUD250m senior secured syndicated facility with NAIF and Export Finance Australia (EFA) to fund the expansion of Pilbara Minerals Pilgangoora lithium tantalum mining and processing operations, its USD113m senior secured facility with commercial banks to refinance existing facilities and the associated common terms deed and intercreditor arrangements. 
A group of financial institutions in relation to a AUD134m multi tranche project financing facility to Kalium Lakes for the development of its Beyondie Sulphate of Potash Project, a greenfield 90ktpa Sulphate of potash mine, together with associated infrastructure.



Solicitor, Western Australia, 2019


Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, The College of Law, 2019

Juris Doctor, The University of Western Australia, 2018

Graduate Diploma in Chinese Business Law, The University of Western Australia, 2018

Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Western Australia, 2014

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.