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Mayer Brown LLP

Projects & Energy: International

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What the team is known for

Robust group, regularly engaged by major Japanese corporates and lenders on cross-border energy and infrastructure projects. Having established its Tokyo office in 2018, the firm has been active on major energy sector transactions, advising on a range of outbound and inbound investments. Works closely with the firm's global network to effectively service clients.

Strengths

A client reports: "They are very aware of our concerns and provide a balanced view of commercial positions."

Work highlights

Advised Team Japan on the USD16.5 billion Texas Central High Speed Rail Project, assisting with all aspects of the project including structuring, negotiation and financing issues.

Notable practitioners

Rupert Burrows is admired for his adept handling of energy and infrastructure projects, regularly representing Japanese clients in cross-border matters. One client describes him as "very well organised and good at coordination," while another refers to him as "a Japanese speaker, with a unique ability to understand and work with a Japanese firm."

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Projects & Energy: International

Mayer Brown LLP

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Location

Marunouchi Kitaguchi Building, 12th Floor

1-6-5 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo-to

Japan

100-0005

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Projects & Energy: International


Rupert Burrows
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