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Shearman & Sterling LLP

Projects, Energy & Natural Resources: International Firms

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What the team is known for

Shearman & Sterling is a well-established name in the outbound project financing market, with an Asian presence recently enhanced by the opening of a Seoul office. Noted for its impressive representation of syndicates of ECAs, multilateral agencies and banks as well as energy producers and construction companies in high-value power generation and oil and gas projects in Asia and further afield. Well placed to advise on projects-related mandates in any part of the world, thanks to its 23-office global network.  Clients include the Export-Import Bank of Korea, Korea Development Bank and Korea Overseas Infrastructure & Urban Development.

Strengths

Sources note the "deep knowledge, immediate response, communication and organisation skills."

A clients enthuses: "Both our internal legal procedure and our negotiation with counterparties become smooth and easier to proceed with the firm's dedicated efforts and expertise."

Work highlights

Shearman & Sterling advised lenders, including ECAs, on financing of 216 MW Upper Trishuli-1 hydropower project in Nepal.

Notable practitioners

Anna Chung is highly coveted for her deep expertise in international projects, frequently advising marquee lenders and sponsors on matters of development, financing and refinancing. A source comments: "Anna has a super ability for not only legal services but also for customer management, with a deep understanding on industry." A client also appreciates her "hands-on approach."

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Overview

Shearman & Sterling’s energy & natural resources group is a full-service, experienced and integrated team. We work with clients to navigate challenging transactions and disputes by drawing on experience across the firm, providing wide-ranging legal and commercial insight. We partner with our clients to provide cutting-edge advice across the globe and the energy spectrum — oil and gas, conventional electricity generation, renewable energies and nuclear.

These needs include the full spectrum of transactional work that drives strategic growth: project finance, M&A, capital markets and restructuring as well as supporting clients to protect value through dispute work, including international arbitration, commercial litigation and antitrust.


Projects, Energy & Natural Resources: International Firms

Shearman & Sterling LLP

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6 Battery Road #25-03

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

049909

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Projects & Infrastructure: International