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Milbank LLP

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy

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What the team is known for

Milbank represents prominent sponsors, international banks and projects companies in the legal aspects of development and financing across the Philippines. Sought out for advice on EPC contracts and regulatory obligations. Especially active on coal, renewable energy and LNG projects, as well as telecommunications infrastructure. Acts for both global and Philippine clients and particularly draws on expertise from its Singapore and Hong Kong offices.

Strengths

An interviewee reports: "Milbank and its lawyers truly go the extra mile to try to understand clients' objectives and wishes. I especially appreciate their responsiveness and the way they ensure that someone from the team is always available to handle our concerns."

A source adds: "We continue to engage Milbank since they have proven their legal and contract proficiencies. They are reliable, consistent and very efficient."

Work highlights

Milbank advised Metro Pacific Investments on its receipt of a USD130 million loan to part-fund its investment in Philippine Coastal Storage & Pipeline.

Notable practitioners

Desiree Woo is based in Hong Kong and is experienced in advising sponsors and project developers on power projects in the Philippines. According to an interviewee, "she is an exceptional lawyer who is truly dedicated to her clients. She is very attentive to our needs and always ready to help."

James Murray is based in Singapore and is reputed for his skills in assisting clients with project financing and development in the Philippines. Lenders and power companies seek him out for major oil and gas, power and renewable energy mandates.

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Projects, Infrastructure & Energy

Milbank LLP

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Location

30/F Alexandra House

18 Chater Road

Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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Philippines

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy


Desiree Woo
Expertise based abroad in China
James J Murray
Expertise based abroad in Singapore