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King & Spalding LLP

Energy & Natural Resources: International

6 ranked lawyersBand 1SingaporeAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

King & Spalding's market-leading practice in Singapore houses formidable oil and gas expertise and impressive credentials for power and hydropower mandates. Sought out for advice on large-scale international energy and power M&A. Frequently handles a range of complex high-value transactions including LNG procurement and price reviews, as well as power offtake arrangements and cross-border investment. Particular expertise working on deals across South-East Asia, including in Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam. Experienced working with both public and private entities. Key clients include Mitsui and Petronas.

Strengths

A client describes King & Spalding's team as "good at being flexible and finding creative legal solutions, and very accessible, responsive and agile."

"They provide excellent support and are very customer-focused," confirms another interviewee.

Work highlights

King & Spalding advised Giga Ace 4, which is a subsidiary of AC Energy, on its procurement of a 60 MWh battery energy storage system from SAFT Groupe, to be located in Laguna in the Philippines.

Notable practitioners

Anthony Patten continues to be highly active on energy transactions internationally. He acts for major oil, gas and energy companies on a range of matters, particularly LNG offtake agreements. According to a source, "he has a very good practice and insight into LNG and energy."

Richard Nelson is a leading oil and gas lawyer in Singapore, active on upstream and downstream projects. He is especially recommended for LNG matters. A client enthuses that "he has deep industry knowledge and is responsive, practical and easy to get along with." Another source says that "he is always timely in providing top-quality legal advice."

Simon Cowled specialises in power, handling the full range of mandates from M&A to procurement. A source reports: "He is very practical in his approach, identifying issues and coming up with proposed solutions." An additional interviewee says that "he has good knowledge about complicated transactions."

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Energy & Natural Resources: International

King & Spalding LLP

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Location

1 Raffles Quay

#31-01 North Tower

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

048583

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Singapore

Energy & Natural Resources: International


Anthony Patten
Band 1
Richard Nelson
Band 1
Simon Cowled
Band 2

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas


Anthony Patten
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Richard Nelson
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Energy & Natural Resources: Power


Simon Cowled
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