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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy

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What the team is known for

Leading projects team, known in the market for its extensive regional expertise in power and infrastructure. Able to advise on both project finance and development, it frequently acts on renewable energy projects, including waste and solar energy, as well as infrastructure projects. Additionally well placed to assist clients with construction and O&M agreements. Represents both Malaysian and international clients in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Strengths

One client says: "Their experience is their most powerful strength and they give us an answer in a timely manner."

Another interviewee appreciates their "flexibility, speed, knowledge and solution focus."

Work highlights

Advised Ecotech Tra Vinh Renewables, as the sponsor and project company, on the financing and development of a 78 MW wind power project in Tra Vinh Province, Vietnam.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Lee is "one of the foremost lawyers for infrastructure work," according to a source. A pre-eminent lawyer in this space, he advises on the financing, construction and development of projects in a range of sectors, including renewable energy and infrastructure.

Jack Chor has an emerging reputation in Malaysia's projects market, with notable expertise in renewable energy regulatory issues and project development. One client values "his ability to devise creative solutions to legal issues quickly, and his flexibility and responsiveness."

Lim Siaw Wan has an emerging practice and is noted by market commentators for her expertise in this space. She has particular strength in relation to the bidding for, and the financing and development of, solar power projects.

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Overview

Our practice is well recognised for its profound understanding of the legal, technical and commercial intricacies involved in the construction, projects and infrastructure industry and have advised and represented on multi-million dollar transactional deals. 

We consistently make a conscious effort to understand the commercial drivers and the key risks involved for all parties in our projects. We assist clients to find creative solutions to issues and risks and pride ourselves in our ability to combine technical excellence with strategic, commercial and pragmatic advice. 

The team has significant expertise in advising on all aspects including the drafting and negotiation of project agreements, together with all ancillary agreements such as construction contracts, consultancy agreements and operation and maintenance agreements and has advised in relation to major projects in many countries including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Brunei, Laos, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates, India, PRC, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland and Australia.

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy Department

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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Department location

Level 22, Axiata Tower

No. 9, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5

Kuala Lumpur Sentral

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

50470

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Malaysia

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy


Christopher Lee
Band 1
Jack Chor
Up and Coming
Siaw Wan Lim
Up and Coming