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Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

9 BATTERY ROAD, #25-01, SINGAPORE 049910, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6535 3600
Fax:
Fax +65 6225 9630
Email:
Web:
sg.rajahtannasia.com

Shemane Chan

Tel:
Work +65 6232 0285
Email:
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Position

Partner, Construction & Projects, Energy & Resources, International Arbitration

Career

Shemane, a qualified lawyer in both Singapore and Malaysia, specialises in project and infrastructure work. She has significant experience in advising on various procurement platforms for major infrastructure projects (including in the energy, transportation and district cooling sector). Her clients include master developers, government bodies, sponsors, concessionaires, owners, contractors, operation and maintenance contractors and end­users. Shemane is well regarded for her "client focussed" approach, "strong negotiation skills" and "commercial awareness".


Malaysia

Projects and energy

Within: Projects and energy

Highlights for Christopher & Lee Ong have included advising a Vietnamese corporation, and its Malaysian parent company, on a $2.2bn project to develop a coal-fired thermal power facility at the Duyen Hai Power Complex (Vietnam), and acting for Petronas’ wholly-owned subsidiary Pengerang Power on the Pengerang co-generation plant in Johor, with a total project value of RM3bn. Christopher Lee, Eileen Yeoh and Shemane Chan lead the practice.

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Singapore: Construction

Local firms

Within: Local firms

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP’s ‘dependable’ team includes the ‘respectful, responsive and knowledgeableNg Kim Beng, who is ‘adept at handling all types of queries’. International arbitration specialist Andre Yeap SC and projects expert Soh Lip San head the practice, which counts TRX City, Obayashi Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Siemens AG and 3M among its clients. The team provides a full-service offering, advising on high-value infrastructure projects, oil and gas developments and public private partnerships as well as complex litigation and arbitration proceedings. Shemane Chan is assisting Ikano with the contractual matters pertaining to the construction of a shopping centre in Malaysia and advising a developer on a mixed-use hotel complex in the Mariana Islands. Sim Chee Siong is recommended.

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Singapore: Projects and energy

Local firms

Within: Local firms

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP has deep regional penetration thanks to its commitment to South-East Asia and offices in key jurisdictions. It has experienced notable growth in Indonesia and Vietnam in matters involving power, water and rail projects. While contentious work dominates, the firm has genuine credibility in front-end work, enabling it to work more frequently with multilateral agency lenders and private sector investors. Clients include TRX City, Energy Market Company, Panca Amara Utama, Government of Myanmar and T-Systems. It acted for 1MDB in its joint venture with Lend Lease on the development of the Lifestyle Quarter in the Tun Razak Exchange district in Kuala Lumpur. Soh Lip San heads the construction and projects practice, and Andre Yeap SC has a pivotal role on the contentious side. Larry Lim, Shemane Chan and Kim Beng Ng are also names to note.

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