Ashurst

Projects & Energy Department

Singapore
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What the team is known for Advises major oil and gas clients on transactions across the region, demonstrating particular expertise in high-value M&A. Regularly advises on production sharing contracts and sale and purchase arrangements. Deep experience in the LNG sector and noteworthy power industry credentials across a range of South-East Asian jurisdictions, including Indonesia and Malaysia. Additionally well versed in advising on headline mining transactions.

Foreign desks The Singapore office's Brunei-focused desk maintains an active practice on project finance and development mandates. The firm acts for clients involved in power, infrastructure and natural resources projects.

The firm's Indonesia desk in Singapore is highly regarded for expertise in the energy and natural resources sectors. The team handles complex construction, development and transactional matters for international and domestic clients.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Digges "has a positive attitude," notes one commentator, adding: "He is proactive in resolving problems before they materialise." He acts across a variety of sectors, advising on LNG import infrastructure development as well as coal-fired and renewable power projects. The Indonesian market remains a core strength in his practice.

Daniel Reinbott is a market-leading energy specialist with an impressive practice advising major corporations on their transactions. He is particularly well regarded for work relating to Indonesia. A client says: "His LNG project and marketing experience is second to none. As our trusted adviser, he understands the industry and the geopolitical factors like no other lawyer and provides unique insight."

Rob Palmer maintains a notable Brunei-focused practice and acts for key domestic corporations and state institutions. He often assists with large-scale infrastructure development mandates.