DEPARTMENT PROFILE

White & Case LLP

Projects & Energy: International

2 ranked lawyersBand 2JapanAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Established team that is widely praised for its deep knowledge in LNG and logistics. Attracts instructions on the development of major transport infrastructure and energy projects in the USA and Africa. Client base includes major Japanese trading companies, ECAs and utilities. Also offers experience in the renewables sphere, especially on solar development. Routinely mandated on high-profile LNG infrastructure projects.

Strengths

One client reports: "They have a lot of experience in the industry, they respond quickly and their legal advice is both precise and commercial."

Another interviewee notes that the lawyers are "very diligent, customer-oriented and provide responses in a very timely manner."

Work highlights

Represented a number of lenders in relation to the multibillion-dollar financing of the development of a gas liquefaction facility in Mozambique.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Woody is an "expert in the LNG industry," according to clients, and attracts praise for his knowledge of industry-standard contracts in the sector as well as his "commercial viewpoint." He has an impressive track record on both project finance and development mandates. One client reports: "Alexander is experienced in the LNG industry and we would say that, in many ways, we chose White & Case because of him."

Interviewees describe Paul Harrison as "fantastic" and appreciate his ability to provide an "explanation that is always logical, clear and reasonable." He has long-standing experience in LNG projects and is best known for his work on financing mandates, acting for a range of lenders and borrowers.

Department Information

This content is provided by White & Case LLP.

Overview

To learn more about our practice, please visit: whitecase.com/law

Projects & Energy: International Department

White & Case LLP

firm
Department location

Marunouchi Trust Tower Main, 26th Floor

1-8-3 Marunouchi

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo-to

Japan

100-0005

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Japan

Projects & Energy: International


Alexander W Woody
Band 3
Paul Harrison
Band 2