Lorraine Bayliss


Lorraine has over 20 years' experience advising lenders and sponsors in relation to infrastructure and energy projects globally.

Lorraine is Export Credit Agency (ECA) Lead and has extensive experience of advising ECAs, lenders, sponsors and borrowers on international project finance transactions. In 2023, Business Today included Lorraine in the Top 10 Most Influential UK Project Lawyers to Watch in 2023 and she is a Chambers Band 1 ranked Projects lawyer.

She has particular specialism advising on “first of a kind” project finance transactions. 


Representative matters

The lenders and ECAs on a giga-scale hydrogen and green steel project in Europe (H2GS). 

The ECAs and commercial lenders on the financing propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene production facility in the Ceyhan Energy Specialization Industrial Zone in the Ceyhan district of Adana, Turkey.

The ECAs and lenders on INEOS's Project One, a greenfield project financing for the construction of an olefin complex in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. 




Solicitor, England and Wales, 1999


Nottingham Law School, 1997

B.A. (Honors) in Law (with European Law) from the University of Nottingham, 1996