Energy, Infrastructure & Projects
Our counsels have extensive experience in various industry sectors including manufacturing, power, oil & gas, mining, renewable energy, transportation (railways, bridges, highways, ports and harbours), and have acted for a diverse range of clientele, from regulators, government linked entities, concessionaires, independent power producers, Fortune Global 500 companies, and multi-national conglomerates, equipment manufacturers and licensors to local contractors.
Whether our clients desire to seize new business opportunities or protect and secure their investments and existing businesses, we always strive to understand the intricacies of each project that we advise while working closely with our clients’ commercial and technical advisors.
We advocate and support green projects, zero/low carbon projects, renewable energy and sustainable investment decisions.
Our goal is to facilitate and assist clients in achieving their corporate objectives and make each project bankable and commercially viable.
Our Energy, Infrastructure & Projects Practice comprises a fully integrated multi-disciplinary team of legal practitioners with experience in providing advice at every stage of project planning and execution including on the following:
project structuring and restructuring (including procurement/contracting strategy formulation, formation of joint ventures and special purpose vehicles)
project documentation (including the preparation and negotiation of consultancy services agreements, construction contracts, supply chain contracts, fuel supply agreements, long term services/maintenance contracts and revenue generating contracts including power purchase agreements)
project disposal and acquisition (including legal due diligence)
land lease, disposal and/or acquisition
project financing (whether conventional or Shariah compliant) and IPO exercises
regulatory aspects of project planning and execution (including advisory in relation to requirements imposed on public listed entities)
environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspect of project planning, execution, acquisition or disposal;
intellectual property related advice
manpower and labour related advice
tax and customs related advice
operational and pre-operational matters in anticipation of commercial operation
non-contentious contract and conflict management and related advisory services during the project execution until closure of all outstanding issues (including amendments to project documents, claims for variation and extension of time)