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Watson Farley & Williams

Projects & Energy

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What the team is known for

International firm with a dedicated focus on renewable energy projects in Thailand, including solar and wind projects. Advises on a full range of matters, including EPC, PPA and O&M agreements, site regulatory issues and post-project disputes. Additionally handles M&A and financing in the wind power sector, as well as infrastructure projects in the transportation space. Frequently instructed by leading developers, including several renewable energy companies.

Strengths

A client indicates that "they have a nice balance of local and international understanding."

A source commends the team's "very good quality of work."

Work highlights

Advised Super Wind Energy on the development of a 200 MW wind power farm in Vietnam.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Osborne advises clients on the development of renewable energy projects in Thailand and overseas, especially in relation to O&M and EPC contracts. An interviewee describes him as "very good, flexible and always accommodating."

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Overview

WFW is a market leading law firm in the renewable energy sector and is one of a select number of law firms in Thailand to provide both corporate and contentious support to international and major Thai Energy and Infrastructure companies.

WFW Bangkok’s team provides full-service capability in the Thai Energy sector covering Wind Energy, Solar, Waste to Energy, Hydro and LNG to power. The offering covers all stages of the Projects & Energy lifecycle in depth, from regulatory compliance and site due diligence through EPC & Project Finance documentation to the management of pre and post taking-over disputes including cross-border arbitration and local court enforcement when required.

Projects & Energy Department

Watson Farley & Williams

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Department location

Unit 902, 9th Floor

GPF Witthayu Tower B

93/1 Wireless Road

Patumwan

Bangkok

Bangkok

Thailand

10330

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Projects & Energy


Christopher Osborne
Band 3