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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Projects & Energy

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What the team is known for

Well known for its comprehensive regional network, with an established presence in Indonesia, Myanmar and Malaysia. Often instructed on notably unique deals in the Singapore market. Highly sought after for its expertise in power and strong experience on PPP infrastructure projects. Also experienced in the oil and gas sector. Noted for its focus on the construction and development aspects of projects, with additional expertise regarding project finance.

Strengths

Clients say: "They understand the local laws well and are very thorough and detailed."

One source praises their subject matter expertise related to an infrastructure project and adds: "I am very impressed with their extensive knowledge and special insights."

Work highlights

Advised the master developer on the development of One Bangkok, which includes a waste water treatment plant, a district cooling plant, an electricity distribution facility and ICT infrastructure.

Notable practitioners

Shemane Chan is praised by interviewees for her "adaptability during negotiations with tough counterparties." Clients also appreciate that she is "meticulous and able to provide practical advice." She specialises in energy, utilities and infrastructure project development and SPAs, with notable recent involvement in renewable energy mandates.

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Overview

Rajah & Tann’s projects & energy practice covers all aspects of projects across Southeast Asia with a reputation for quality work and sound advice. Our successful transactions have been independently recognised as market-leading deals, for instance, PFI’s Asia-Pacific Petrochemical Deal of the Year (2015). Where the need arises, we are also instructed to help resolve complex, high-end disputes.


We combine specialist international Projects & Energy expertise with full-service ‘on the ground’ capability across Southeast Asia. Our practitioners are qualified in multiple jurisdictions, multilingual and regionally-focused. These are all key differentials from our competitors. We advise clients at all stages of major projects, from the earliest pre-construction phases ranging from project feasibility through to financing, construction, and contract drafting in key South East Asian economies.


Our team has extensive experience on Oil & Gas, Minerals, and Power projects, including Commodity Trading. We act for sponsors, financiers, service providers, traders and governments on projects and transactions across Southeast Asia. We also have significant expertise in energy market capacity building, administration and reform. Our experience includes advising key stakeholders in the energy industry in Singapore (including the Energy Market Company, SLNG and the Energy Market Authority) on market rules, template electricity supply agreement and infrastructure investments for the energy market.

Projects & Energy

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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Location

9 Straits View #06-07

Marina One West Tower

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

018937

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Singapore

Projects & Energy: Domestic


Shemane Chan
Band 1