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Global Singapore Projects & Energy

The Projects & Energy rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across Singapore.

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Brunei
  1. Ashurst
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
  2. Herbert Smith Freehills
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
India
  1. Clifford Chance
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Clifford Chance Singapore's high-calibre team is recommended for its experience in large power and infrastructure projects. Especially active on matters in the renewable energy space, including wind and solar. Also noted for advice on the financing of LNG upstream and downstream projects. Leverages the firm's comprehensive global network and impressive construction capabilities to provide support on project financing and development across the region, and further afield. Clients include private and state-owned project sponsors, commercial lenders and ECAs, such as Star Energy and Asian Development Bank.
  2. Jones Day
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Jones Day's team in Singapore is highlighted for work in oil and gas, excelling in upstream, midstream and downstream mandates for top-drawer clients. Also active advising on mining sector investment, as well as in the renewables space. Noted capabilities advising power companies on market entry and power purchase agreements. Assists on transactions throughout the Asia-Pacific region, as well as Africa. PTT Exploration and Production and GAIL Global are key clients.
  3. Linklaters Singapore Pte. Ltd.
    Linklaters Singapore Pte. Ltd.
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Linklaters is well versed in the financing and development of oil and gas, infrastructure and power projects across the region. Leverages a highly reputed global projects team that collaborates to assist ECAs, commercial banks and sponsors with complex cross-border mandates. Also houses strong EPC expertise. Its Singapore team works closely with the firm's network of offices across the Asia-Pacific region including Bangkok, Jakarta, Hong Kong and Tokyo.
  4. Norton Rose Fulbright
    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 7 Years Ranked
    Norton Rose Fulbright's well-resourced project finance practice in Singapore has an impressive global network and deep expertise across the power, infrastructure and oil and gas sectors. Also well regarded for advice on project development, particularly in relation to power projects. Experienced in renewable energy mandates, including solar and hydropower projects. Maintains a broad portfolio of clients including ECAs and international banks, such as ING Bank and Asian Development Bank. Handles work across the region.
  5. Allen & Overy
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
Indonesia
  1. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 1 Years Ranked
    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's Singapore-based legal practice is known for its handling of big-ticket M&A for international oil and gas players, with expertise spanning upstream and midstream assets. Its focused power project team in Singapore has particular experience in Vietnam in conjunction with its Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City offices. In addition to power projects, the practice ably handles infrastructure, renewable, and oil and gas project matters. Offers experience advising on major project finance and development mandates across the Asia-Pacific region. Often advises development financiers, as well as project sponsors.
  2. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 3 Years Ranked
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's well-reputed team in Singapore is commended for deep sector expertise in oil and gas. Able to advise on a full spectrum of matters, from large-scale energy M&A to unitisation agreements and environmental issues. Significant experience acting for large multinationals in the power and mining sectors on matters across South-East Asia, with a strong profile in Indonesia and Malaysia. Also houses noteworthy renewable energy capabilities. Chevron is a key client of the firm.
  3. Jones Day
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Jones Day's team in Singapore is highlighted for work in oil and gas, excelling in upstream, midstream and downstream mandates for top-drawer clients. Also active advising on mining sector investment, as well as in the renewables space. Noted capabilities advising power companies on market entry and power purchase agreements. Assists on transactions throughout the Asia-Pacific region, as well as Africa. PTT Exploration and Production and GAIL Global are key clients.
  4. King & Spalding
    King & Spalding
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 7 Years Ranked
    King & Spalding's market-leading practice in Singapore houses formidable oil and gas expertise and impressive credentials for power and hydropower mandates. Sought out for advice on large-scale international energy and power M&A. Frequently handles a range of complex high-value transactions including LNG procurement and price reviews, as well as power offtake arrangements and cross-border investment. Particular expertise working on deals across South-East Asia, including in Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam. Experienced working with both public and private entities. Key clients include Mitsui and Petronas.
  5. Milbank LLP
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 8 Years Ranked
    Milbank is exceptionally well regarded for its advice on complex power projects, particularly in Indonesia, as well as neighbouring jurisdictions such as Malaysia and the Philippines. Experienced in assisting with coal-fired plant development, as well as varied renewable power mandates. Maintains an impressive slate of lenders and sponsors as clients, who value the team's formidable capabilities in both finance and development. Well placed to advise on infrastructure-related mandates, as well as mining projects.
  6. Shearman & Sterling
    Shearman & Sterling
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Shearman & Sterling's highly acclaimed team in Singapore has a focus on project finance and development in the power sector. Varied client base including prominent developers as well as ECAs, and commercial and development banks, such as IFC. Provides expert counsel on greenfield projects, and noted for its deft handling of oil and gas, coal and infrastructure mandates. Active on the renewable energy front in the region, with recent activity on major solar, hydropower, and wind projects. Offers a wide spread of expertise across Asia, including projects in South-East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and South Korea.
  7. Allen & Overy
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
  8. Ashurst
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
  9. Herbert Smith Freehills
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
  10. K&L Gates Straits Law LLC
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
  11. Latham & Watkins LLP
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
Malaysia
  1. Clifford Chance
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Clifford Chance Singapore's high-calibre team is recommended for its experience in large power and infrastructure projects. Especially active on matters in the renewable energy space, including wind and solar. Also noted for advice on the financing of LNG upstream and downstream projects. Leverages the firm's comprehensive global network and impressive construction capabilities to provide support on project financing and development across the region, and further afield. Clients include private and state-owned project sponsors, commercial lenders and ECAs, such as Star Energy and Asian Development Bank.
  2. Norton Rose Fulbright
    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 7 Years Ranked
    Norton Rose Fulbright's well-resourced project finance practice in Singapore has an impressive global network and deep expertise across the power, infrastructure and oil and gas sectors. Also well regarded for advice on project development, particularly in relation to power projects. Experienced in renewable energy mandates, including solar and hydropower projects. Maintains a broad portfolio of clients including ECAs and international banks, such as ING Bank and Asian Development Bank. Handles work across the region.
  3. Shearman & Sterling
    Shearman & Sterling
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Shearman & Sterling's highly acclaimed team in Singapore has a focus on project finance and development in the power sector. Varied client base including prominent developers as well as ECAs, and commercial and development banks, such as IFC. Provides expert counsel on greenfield projects, and noted for its deft handling of oil and gas, coal and infrastructure mandates. Active on the renewable energy front in the region, with recent activity on major solar, hydropower, and wind projects. Offers a wide spread of expertise across Asia, including projects in South-East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and South Korea.
  4. Watson Farley & Williams LLP
    Watson Farley & Williams LLP
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Watson Farley & Williams has a respected Malaysia team with expertise advising on transactions relating to FPSOs, including joint ventures, financings and restructurings. It represents leading Malaysian offshore energy companies, as well as international banks and investors. Andrew Nimmo is a key contact.
  5. Allen & Overy
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
  6. Herbert Smith Freehills
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
  7. K&L Gates Straits Law LLC
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
Myanmar
  1. DLA Piper Singapore Pte Ltd
    DLA Piper Singapore Pte Ltd
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 4 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper often advises on project finance and related M&A in Myanmar, led by Vincent Seah. The team regularly handles matters involving gas and renewable energy projects. Its lawyers advised ACO Investments on the financing and development of a 300 MW solar project in Myanmar.
  2. Mayer Brown
    Mayer Brown
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Mayer Brown's team in Singapore especially excels in power and transportation projects in Myanmar, as well as elsewhere throughout South and South-East Asia. Noted for experience in hydropower, as well as solar power plant projects. Often active advising on oil and gas-related matters, including LNG. Represents both lenders and sponsors in project financing and development, with especially strong experience acting for multinationals. Key clients include DEG and MISC.
  3. Herbert Smith Freehills
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
Philippines
  1. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 1 Years Ranked
    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's Singapore-based legal practice is known for its handling of big-ticket M&A for international oil and gas players, with expertise spanning upstream and midstream assets. Its focused power project team in Singapore has particular experience in Vietnam in conjunction with its Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City offices. In addition to power projects, the practice ably handles infrastructure, renewable, and oil and gas project matters. Offers experience advising on major project finance and development mandates across the Asia-Pacific region. Often advises development financiers, as well as project sponsors.
  2. King & Spalding
    King & Spalding
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 7 Years Ranked
    King & Spalding's market-leading practice in Singapore houses formidable oil and gas expertise and impressive credentials for power and hydropower mandates. Sought out for advice on large-scale international energy and power M&A. Frequently handles a range of complex high-value transactions including LNG procurement and price reviews, as well as power offtake arrangements and cross-border investment. Particular expertise working on deals across South-East Asia, including in Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam. Experienced working with both public and private entities. Key clients include Mitsui and Petronas.
  3. Milbank LLP
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 8 Years Ranked
    Milbank is exceptionally well regarded for its advice on complex power projects, particularly in Indonesia, as well as neighbouring jurisdictions such as Malaysia and the Philippines. Experienced in assisting with coal-fired plant development, as well as varied renewable power mandates. Maintains an impressive slate of lenders and sponsors as clients, who value the team's formidable capabilities in both finance and development. Well placed to advise on infrastructure-related mandates, as well as mining projects.
  4. Shearman & Sterling
    Shearman & Sterling
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Shearman & Sterling's highly acclaimed team in Singapore has a focus on project finance and development in the power sector. Varied client base including prominent developers as well as ECAs, and commercial and development banks, such as IFC. Provides expert counsel on greenfield projects, and noted for its deft handling of oil and gas, coal and infrastructure mandates. Active on the renewable energy front in the region, with recent activity on major solar, hydropower, and wind projects. Offers a wide spread of expertise across Asia, including projects in South-East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and South Korea.
  5. White & Case Pte. Ltd.
    White & Case Pte. Ltd.
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 1 Years Ranked
    White & Case's Singapore team provides oil and gas majors and key regional lenders with sound advice on the development of power projects and petrochemical facilities. Well regarded for advice relating to renewable project development. Also advises on transport infrastructure projects. Taps into industry expertise housed across its impressive global network. Its clientele includes leading export credit agencies and commercial banks, as well as project sponsors.
  6. Allen & Overy
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
  7. Ashurst
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table
South Korea
  1. Shearman & Sterling
    Shearman & Sterling
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Shearman & Sterling's highly acclaimed team in Singapore has a focus on project finance and development in the power sector. Varied client base including prominent developers as well as ECAs, and commercial and development banks, such as IFC. Provides expert counsel on greenfield projects, and noted for its deft handling of oil and gas, coal and infrastructure mandates. Active on the renewable energy front in the region, with recent activity on major solar, hydropower, and wind projects. Offers a wide spread of expertise across Asia, including projects in South-East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and South Korea.
Vietnam
  1. Clifford Chance
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Clifford Chance Singapore's high-calibre team is recommended for its experience in large power and infrastructure projects. Especially active on matters in the renewable energy space, including wind and solar. Also noted for advice on the financing of LNG upstream and downstream projects. Leverages the firm's comprehensive global network and impressive construction capabilities to provide support on project financing and development across the region, and further afield. Clients include private and state-owned project sponsors, commercial lenders and ECAs, such as Star Energy and Asian Development Bank.
  2. Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee
    Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 7 Years Ranked
    Hogan Lovells' team in Singapore acts on the development and financing of PPP infrastructure projects, as well as significant conventional and renewable power mandates. Frequently instructed by regional sponsors, commercial banks and ECAs on projects across Asia, including jurisdictions such as Taiwan and Vietnam. Able to draw on complementary expertise from across the firm's international network of offices. Key clients include SN Power and Super Solar Energy.
  3. Shearman & Sterling
    Shearman & Sterling
    Projects & Energy
    Global 2022 | Spotlight Table | 9 Years Ranked
    Shearman & Sterling's highly acclaimed team in Singapore has a focus on project finance and development in the power sector. Varied client base including prominent developers as well as ECAs, and commercial and development banks, such as IFC. Provides expert counsel on greenfield projects, and noted for its deft handling of oil and gas, coal and infrastructure mandates. Active on the renewable energy front in the region, with recent activity on major solar, hydropower, and wind projects. Offers a wide spread of expertise across Asia, including projects in South-East Asia, South Asia, the Middle East and South Korea.