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King & Spalding LLP

9 RAFFLES PLACE #31-01, REPUBLIC PLAZA, SINGAPORE 048619, SINGAPORE
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Work +65 6303 6000
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Fax +65 6303 6055
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www.kslaw.com

Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration

Leading firms
Leading firms - ranked: tier 3

King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP is strong in Singapore, with Wade Coriell representing Shell in an investor-state dispute over petroleum revenues with the government of the Philippines. Other key names in Singapore include Emerson Holmes, who also handles engineering disputes, and the office also includes Simon Dunbar and Elodie Dulac. Christopher Bailey is the firm’s arbitration flagbearer in Japan.

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Singapore

International arbitration
International arbitration - ranked: tier 1

King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP has 'the leading practice in Singapore' according to one rival international firm. It has 'a great oil and gas practice' in the arbitration field and attracted 'some massive construction cases'. The team continues to grow with New York and Philippines qualified counsel Jun Bautista joining from Herbert Smith Freehills' Hong Kong office to reinforce the firm's standing in Philippines-related cases. The team is also making further inroads into Indonesia disputes. Clients include ConocoPhillips, Shell, General Electric, Chevron and Samsung C&T Corporation. Department head Wade Coriell is an 'excellent and smart lawyer' and continued to represent Shell Philippines Exploration in ICSID arbitration proceedings against the Republic of the Philippines, concerning the allocation of petroleum revenues earned by Shell. Emerson Holmes is a big name in construction and engineering arbitrations, while Simon Dunbar and Elodie Dulac both provide 'a safe pair of hands', the latter gaining prominence in investment treaty cases. Though now based in London, John Savage remains 'a great name in the market', thanks to his 'gravitas and stature' and 'great mind'.

Leading individuals

Wade Coriell - King & Spalding LLP

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Singapore: Banking and finance

Banking and finance – Foreign firms
Leading individuals

Andrew Brereton - King & Spalding LLP

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Singapore: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A – Foreign firms
Corporate and M&A – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 3

King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP further strengthened its energy M&A credentials with the hire of mainstream M&A and private equity specialist and 'quality operator' Lee Taylor from Clifford Chance in January 2018. Taylor's arrival has also added significant capabilities in financial services, consumer goods, retail and transport M&A. The wider Singapore team has extensive energy M&A experience; recent highlights include advising AES on the $1.05bn auction sale of its majority holding in its business in the Philippines to SMC Global Power Holdings. It also represented SEB, the public power utility in Sarawak (Malaysia), on the acquisition of the 2,400MW Bakun hydropower project. Kelly Malone, Simon Cowled, Merrick White and Richard Nelson provide extensive energy sector M&A experience.

Leading individuals

Lee Taylor - King & Spalding LLP

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Singapore: Energy

Energy – Foreign firms
Energy – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 1

King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP fields a team of geniune energy specialists, according to clients. It covers the whole energy sphere from LNG projects to hydropower projects. Upstream oil and gas M&A and LNG development projects are real fortes of the team, with Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan all key markets. Highlights included advising Anadarko as lead sponsor on the LNG marketing/marine transportation for the Mozambique LNG Export Project. Moreover, it advised advised SEB, the public power utility in Sarawak (Malaysia), on the acquisition of the 2,400MW Bakun hydropower project; Singapore managing partner Kelly Malone is a 'big name' in the hydropower sector. Merrick White is a recognised leader in oil and gas, as is the 'incredibly client-friendly' Richard Nelson. Simon Cowled is recommended for energy M&A and project finance.

Leading individuals

Kelly Malone - King & Spalding LLP

Merrick White - King & Spalding LLP

Richard Nelson - King & Spalding LLP

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Singapore: Projects and energy

Projects and energy – Foreign firms
Projects and energy – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 1

King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP's team has a concentration of energy sector experience, which it frequently applies to projects. Building on its leading presence in oil and gas (including LNG), the practice has elevated its standing in power and renewables over the last few years. It has earned recognition for its work in coal-fired power and LNG-to-power projects, and continues to be at the forefront of hydropower projects thanks to the presence of senior figure Kelly Malone. He and the team advised PNG Power, the state-owned power utility of Papua New Guinea, during the competitive bidding for and award of the right to build, own and operate the Naoro Brown hydropower project. The team also advised Summit Corporation on the procurement of a floating storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU) for its offshore LNG import project in Bangladesh. Lead partner Richard Nelson has an excellent reputation; Merrick White and power specialist Simon Cowled are also singled out.

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Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration

Leading firms
Leading firms - ranked: tier 3

King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP is strong in Singapore, with Wade Coriell representing Shell in an investor-state dispute over petroleum revenues with the government of the Philippines. Other key names in Singapore include Emerson Holmes, who also handles engineering disputes, and the office also includes Simon Dunbar and Elodie Dulac. Christopher Bailey is the firm’s arbitration flagbearer in Japan.

[back to top]

Singapore

International arbitration
International arbitration - ranked: tier 1

King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP has 'the leading practice in Singapore' according to one rival international firm. It has 'a great oil and gas practice' in the arbitration field and attracted 'some massive construction cases'. The team continues to grow with New York and Philippines qualified counsel Jun Bautista joining from Herbert Smith Freehills' Hong Kong office to reinforce the firm's standing in Philippines-related cases. The team is also making further inroads into Indonesia disputes. Clients include ConocoPhillips, Shell, General Electric, Chevron and Samsung C&T Corporation. Department head Wade Coriell is an 'excellent and smart lawyer' and continued to represent Shell Philippines Exploration in ICSID arbitration proceedings against the Republic of the Philippines, concerning the allocation of petroleum revenues earned by Shell. Emerson Holmes is a big name in construction and engineering arbitrations, while Simon Dunbar and Elodie Dulac both provide 'a safe pair of hands', the latter gaining prominence in investment treaty cases. Though now based in London, John Savage remains 'a great name in the market', thanks to his 'gravitas and stature' and 'great mind'.

Leading individuals

Wade Coriell - King & Spalding LLP

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Singapore: Banking and finance

Banking and finance – Foreign firms
Leading individuals

Andrew Brereton - King & Spalding LLP

[back to top]

Singapore: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A – Foreign firms
Corporate and M&A – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 3

King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP further strengthened its energy M&A credentials with the hire of mainstream M&A and private equity specialist and 'quality operator' Lee Taylor from Clifford Chance in January 2018. Taylor's arrival has also added significant capabilities in financial services, consumer goods, retail and transport M&A. The wider Singapore team has extensive energy M&A experience; recent highlights include advising AES on the $1.05bn auction sale of its majority holding in its business in the Philippines to SMC Global Power Holdings. It also represented SEB, the public power utility in Sarawak (Malaysia), on the acquisition of the 2,400MW Bakun hydropower project. Kelly Malone, Simon Cowled, Merrick White and Richard Nelson provide extensive energy sector M&A experience.

Leading individuals

Lee Taylor - King & Spalding LLP

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Singapore: Energy

Energy – Foreign firms
Energy – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 1

King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP fields a team of geniune energy specialists, according to clients. It covers the whole energy sphere from LNG projects to hydropower projects. Upstream oil and gas M&A and LNG development projects are real fortes of the team, with Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan all key markets. Highlights included advising Anadarko as lead sponsor on the LNG marketing/marine transportation for the Mozambique LNG Export Project. Moreover, it advised advised SEB, the public power utility in Sarawak (Malaysia), on the acquisition of the 2,400MW Bakun hydropower project; Singapore managing partner Kelly Malone is a 'big name' in the hydropower sector. Merrick White is a recognised leader in oil and gas, as is the 'incredibly client-friendly' Richard Nelson. Simon Cowled is recommended for energy M&A and project finance.

Leading individuals

Kelly Malone - King & Spalding LLP

Merrick White - King & Spalding LLP

Richard Nelson - King & Spalding LLP

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Singapore: Projects and energy

Projects and energy – Foreign firms
Projects and energy – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 1

King & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP's team has a concentration of energy sector experience, which it frequently applies to projects. Building on its leading presence in oil and gas (including LNG), the practice has elevated its standing in power and renewables over the last few years. It has earned recognition for its work in coal-fired power and LNG-to-power projects, and continues to be at the forefront of hydropower projects thanks to the presence of senior figure Kelly Malone. He and the team advised PNG Power, the state-owned power utility of Papua New Guinea, during the competitive bidding for and award of the right to build, own and operate the Naoro Brown hydropower project. The team also advised Summit Corporation on the procurement of a floating storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU) for its offshore LNG import project in Bangladesh. Lead partner Richard Nelson has an excellent reputation; Merrick White and power specialist Simon Cowled are also singled out.

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