Damian Kelly

Damian Kelly

Associate

d.kelly@pln.com.au

Mobile: +61 424 067 184

Special Skill: Makes a pretty mean eggplant parmigiana.

Damian is an Associate with the Pacific Legal Network team with expertise in cross border financing and mergers and acquisitions, and advising financial institutions on a broad range of issues in emerging markets across the Pacific region.

Damian has substantial exposure in advising some of the leading financial institutions, international organisations and governments in the Pacific, having worked with both domestic financial institutions such as ANZ, Westpac, Bred Banque, and Bank of South Pacific, and international and governmental organisations including MIGA, IFC and Millennium Challenge Corporation.

Damian advises clients across multiple jurisdictions, having worked on expansive due diligence for vendors, purchasers, financiers and regulators. Damian also has experience advising on novel aspects of law including emerging financial assets, diplomatic privileges, sovereign immunity and treaty obligations.

Damian takes great pride in engaging with businesses and people across the Pacific Islands and the broader Asia Pacific region, having obtained on-the-ground experience working with clients and key stakeholders.

When he is not at work, Damian is studying for a Master of Laws at the University of New South Wales specialising in International Law with a focus on financing and structuring renewable energy projects, and emerging markets.