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Allen & Overy

Energy & Natural Resources

4 ranked lawyersBand 4SingaporeGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Allen & Overy has an established practice in Singapore handling both project development and financing. Bolstered by the firm's impressive international network and able to provide strong service by drawing on resources from across the firm's network of offices in the region, offering particularly notable strength in Indonesia. Frequently advises heavyweight financial institutions and regional project sponsors on headline oil and gas, power, mining and infrastructure mandates. Involvement in several high-profile mandates in the LNG sector.

Foreign desks

Allen & Overy is well regarded for the strength of its financing practice in the energy and mining sectors. The group regularly advises prominent Indian companies in this space. The team advised Vena Energy as the sponsor on the financing of a 97 MW wind farm in Gujarat. Jason Humphreys is a key client contact for India-related work.

Allen & Overy regularly handles project finance and development work in Indonesia, leveraging its association with Ginting & Reksodiputro in Jakarta. The team advised Pembangkitan Jawa Bali on the proposed development of the 800 MW Jawa 3 gas power plant. Scott Lovell and Jason Humphreys are key contacts for the firm's Indonesia desk in Singapore.

The Singapore office also has a marked focus on the Malaysian market, with strong capabilities in financings, M&A and refinancings. It often represents local and global financiers, as well as Malaysian GLCs. Singapore-based Chris Moore, James Mythen, Jason Humphreys and Aloysius Tan are all key points of contact for the Malaysia desk.

The firm's Philippines desk is led by Alun Evans, with expertise in M&A in the infrastructure space. Also handles financing in the energy sector, such as its work for a financial services company as mandated arranger and underwriter of a USD50 million loan to SMC Global Power Holdings.

Notable practitioners

Jason Humphreys continues to be highly active on project financings, especially those relating to energy mandates. "He is not only phenomenally talented as a lawyer, but he can also quickly adapt to the nuances of a new jurisdiction," comments a source. Another interviewee praises him for being "really pragmatic and detailed." He regularly advises high-profile Indonesian and Malaysian clients on project bids and development work.

Scott Lovell has a rising reputation in Singapore's legal market and is active on energy project financings across the region, including in Indonesia. A client recommends him for matters "when we have to do something tricky and out-of-the-box."

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Singapore

Projects & Energy


Jason Humphreys
Foreign expert for Indonesia, Foreign expert for Malaysia
Scott Lovell
Foreign expert for Indonesia

Projects & Infrastructure: International


Jason Humphreys
Band 2
Scott Lovell
Band 3