Olympe Bory

Olympe Bory

Associate
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Olympe is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie’s Corporate Department in London. She is also a member of the Global Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Group.

Practice Focus

Olympe’s practice focuses on M&A, joint ventures and project development in the resources and energy sectors, with a particular focus on francophone Africa.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Tailwind Energy in relation to its acquisition of a portfolio of UKCS upstream assets from a US listed E&P corporate. 
  • Advised Sound Energy plc and Schlumberger on their proposed sale of upstream gas assets in Eastern Morocco.  
  • Acted for Sound Energy plc in relation to: (1) its farm-in agreements relating to the Tendrara and the Sidi Moktar permits in Morocco; (2) its option agreement to acquire a participating interest in the Meridja permits in Morocco; and (3) its two synthetic farm-out agreements with Schlumberger.
  • Advised a multinational oil and gas company in connection with its farm-in into an onshore oil and gas concession in Egypt.
  • Advised a Chinese investment fund on its bid for Chevron's Myanmar upstream oil & gas assets.
  • Advised an international oil and gas company on a petroleum agreement for unconventional oil and gas in Morocco.
  • Acted for the Office National de l'Electricité et de l'Eau Potable of Morocco on the procurement and development of its 850 MW wind farm program on an IPP basis.
  • Advised an international development financial institution on its financing to a buyer for the acquisition of a solar farm in Argentina.
  • Acted for the Asian Development Bank in connection with the project financing of a solar farm in Samoa. 
  • Acted for one of the largest commercial banks in Thailand in connection with a USD 120 million facility for the development and operation of a coal mine in Australia.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • New York Bar Association
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)
  • Young Professionals in Energy (YPE)
  • International Project Finance Association

Admissions

  • Senior Courts of England & Wales~United Kingdom (2012)
  • New York~United States (2010)

Education

  • New York University School of Law (Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Corporation Law)
  • Essex University (LL.B. in English Law and French Law)
  • University of Paris X (Nanterre) (Licence and Master 1 - Droits de L’Europe)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Co-author, "Shale Gas, An International Guide," Baker McKenzie, 2014