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Baker McKenzie LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

1 ranked lawyersBand 1South KoreaAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Baker McKenzie's global team provides a full range of services to Korean power producers, LNG terminals, oil companies and financial institutions, often in a cross-border context. Debt financing, project development and purchase agreements all feature among the practice's diverse offering of capabilities, as does advice on both investments in and acquisitions of energy assets.

Strengths

A client comments that "Baker McKenzie has many lawyers with extensive experience and expertise in the energy field" and also appreciates that the team has "deep understanding of our business operations and legal needs."

Work highlights

Baker McKenzie represented SK & ES in its USD389 million acquisition of interests in the Darwin LNG project.

Notable practitioners

Won Lee is highly active in the energy sector, particularly on LNG-related transactions. He also advises Korean players on project-related M&A. A client says: "Mr Lee's strengths as a lawyer are his deep understanding of the LNG value chain and extensive experience in the energy industry."

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South Korea

Energy & Natural Resources: International


Won Lee
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