Milbank LLP

Projects Department

Philippines
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What the team is known for Counsels prominent sponsors, international banks and projects companies on 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: "Its service is very much effective and has had a very positive impact on our project. We can close due to the highly engaging and experienced advice from Milbank."

A client says: "They provide practical experience and assist us with resolving lots of issues," delivering "timely and constructive services."

Work highlights Provided ongoing advice to GNPower Kauswagan on the development of its USD1.2 billion coal-fired power plant in Mindanao.

Notable practitioners

A client says that
Desiree Woo
is "highly professional, responding in a timely manner and always providing us with sound, clear and practical advice. She is very capable of handling complex matters." Based in Hong Kong, she is experienced in advising sponsors and project developers on power projects in the Philippines.

Singapore-based
James Murray
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.