Awards & Recognition

Recommended by Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Energy, Transactions & Regulatory, 2023.

About Alena

Alena has transactional and advisory experience in the energy sector, advising on a range of energy projects, commercial transactions and energy regulatory matters. Alena also has experience advising on M&A transactions and general corporate and commercial advisory matters.


  • Energy Projects

    Advising on the development and delivery of renewable projects and complex contracting arrangements including offtake and battery energy storage agreements. Recent transactions include advising an Australian start-up in relation to its solar/battery supply, installation and operation contracts for customers, in partnership with energy retailers, including services agreements with those retailers.

  • Energy Regulatory

    Advising on network regulatory compliance requirements and processes for the NER, NERL and NERR including advising electricity network business and local Government authorities.

  • Corporate Advisory

    Advising on various corporate transactions including: Origin Energy on its acquisition of the Yarrabee Solar Farm development project and the Carisbrook Solar Farm, Fitzpatricks Private Wealth on an acquisition of a financial planning business for the group, Navis Capital’s (and now PEP’s) education investment company, Modern Star, on an acquisition of an educational supplies company.

  • Carbon/environmental product trading and contracting

    Advising EnergyAustralia in relation to carbon and environmental product trading and contracting, retail electricity transactional work (including retail electricity agreements).

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