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Rupert Burrows

Tokyo, Japan Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Construction , Projects & Energy: International
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Construction - Japan

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Rupert Burrows maintains a focus on cross-border construction mandates, mainly in connection with his work on chemical and energy projects. He handles EPC and development agreements, in addition to joint ventures and construction disputes. One client comments that "the managing partner in Tokyo does a wonderful job bringing together a team of top-notch talent from the firm's global team."
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Projects & Energy: International - Japan

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Rupert Burrows is admired for his adept handling of energy and infrastructure projects, regularly representing Japanese clients in cross-border matters. A client reports: "He is very experienced and has abundant knowledge in energy projects."
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Rupert Burrows is the Managing Partner of the firm's Tokyo office. Rupert is highly regarded in Japan for his broad experience in projects work, particularly international infrastructure projects in the energy and chemical sectors and related corporate M&A. Rupert has lived and worked in Japan for more than 25 years and is fluent in Japanese.

His clients include all of the major Japanese trading houses as well as a large number of Japanese utilities and banks. He has a wealth of experience advising Japanese companies on cross-border acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and other investments.

Rupert has been ranked as the most highly regarded lawyer for Energy and Natural Resources by Who’s Who Legal Japan (2018, 2019), as a Highly Regarded Lawyer in both Energy and Infrastructure (Japan) and Project Development (Japan) by IFLR 1000, a Leading Individual in Projects and Energy: International Firms and Joint Ventures (Japan) by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and recognised in both Projects & Energy: International (Japan) and Construction (Japan) by Chambers Asia Pacific.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Rupert was the managing partner of the Tokyo office of another international law firm.


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Rupert Burrows

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