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Latham & Watkins LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

Band 2Asia-Pacific RegionAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Leverages its formidable project development and financing capabilities to advise on a range of energy transactions for some of the largest power companies and financial institutions in the region. Regularly handles matters across the power, oil and gas, and mining sectors, with notable experience in renewables and LNG mandates. Teams in Singapore, China and Japan lead energy sector M&A, capital markets, joint ventures and due diligence work. Active in commercial energy work across Asia, as well as Europe and Africa.

Strengths

The firm receives widespread praise in the market. A client expresses satisfaction with its case handling, stating: "They listed the high-level risk points and made specific suggestions for each point according to their past experience."

Another client highlights: "Latham stands out because of the team members' business acumen and their ability to navigate complex regulatory regimes to prevent risk."

Notable practitioners

David Blumental in Hong Kong is a main point of contact.

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