Victoria Long

Victoria Long

Of Counsel
Helmy, Hamza and Partners
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction

Biography

Victoria has over 13 years of experience as a banking and finance lawyer. She trained and qualified with Hogan Lovells in London and spent almost 7 years there before moving on to roles with Barclays Debt Finance (London) and, most recently, Oman Oil Company (Muscat and Dubai). Her experience includes corporate, leveraged, acquisition and project finance, and debt restructuring.

Practice Focus

Victoria focuses on international banking transactions and has wide-ranging experience in syndicated and secured loan financings. She has advised leading international financial institutions and corporates and has experience spanning corporate, leveraged, acquisition and project finance. Originally based in London and English law qualified, Victoria has worked in private practice for an international law firm and in-house for an international bank. More recently, she has worked in Oman and Dubai, as an in-house banking counsel for a regional GRE oil and gas company.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. on its inaugural USD 1.85 billion corporate revolving credit facility and, subsequently, the refinancing of that facility and increase of the facility to USD 2.5 billion.

  • Advised Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production LLC on its USD 1 billion crude oil pre-export financing and the subsequent amendment and extension of that financing.

  • Advised Oman Gas Company S.A.O.C. on a USD 1.1 billion term loan facility entered into as a bridge to a longer-term regulated asset base financing, relating to Oman's gas infrastructure assets.

  • Advised Salalah Methanol Company LLC on the USD 728 million combined project financing of its ammonia expansion project and refinancing of the methanol plant in Salalah, Oman.

  • Advised Salalah LPG SFZCO LLC on the USD 640 million project financing of the LPG plant in Salalah Free Zone, Oman.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales - Member

Admissions

  • England & Wales~United Kingdom

Education

  • University of Cambridge (BA (Join Hons))
  • University of Cambridge (MA)
  • (PgDL)
  • (LPC)

Languages

  • English