Mr Priyank Srivastava > Duane Morris & Selvam LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Duane Morris & Selvam LLP
16 COLLYER QUAY #17-00
SINGAPORE 049318
Singapore

Work Department

Corporate and Energy

Position

Director

Areas of Practice:

  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Banking & Project Finance
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Regulatory                                                                           

Career

Priyank Srivastava is Director in the Corporate and Energy practices with over twelve years’ experience advising in the energy and Project Development/Infrastructure/P3 sector. Mr. Srivastava focuses his practice on upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas/LNG matters and the power sector. Having worked for over eight years at India’s largest exploration and production company, he is familiar with all the transactional aspects of global energy projects.

A client has provided the following testimonial about Mr. Srivastava: “We have known Priyank for almost a decade now. We have seen him handle Energy, Oil & Gas matters and a large variety of corporate matters with the highest degree of professionalism. Priyank is an excellent lawyer and carries a wide scope of commercial sense, wisdom and experience. Lawyers working in the oil & gas sector require both legal regulatory as well as industry experience, and Priyank is one of the rare professional lawyers, having the combination of both.”

Mr. Srivastava has considerable on-the-ground experience of advising clients in various sectors in Myanmar, including energy and power projects, infrastructure, telecom and project financing matters. He has rich experience of the local regulatory regime of Myanmar and has been actively involved in dealing with various government authorities.

Mr. Srivastava’s core areas of practice include cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions in relation to oil and gas and energy and infrastructure projects. His practice covers acquisitions, joint ventures, project development and project finance within the oil and gas, mining, power and infrastructure sectors. He is fluent in Hindi and English and knows elementary Burmese and Spanish.

Languages

English and Hindi. Elementary Burmese and Spanish.

Education

  • National Law School of India University, Master in Business Laws, 2010
  • Symbiosis Law School, B.S.L./LL.B., 2007

Lawyer Rankings

Myanmar > Projects

Duane Morris & Selvam (Myanmar) Limited’s project development practice operates out of Singapore and Yangon, and advises state-owned entities and conglomerates on large financing matters, PPP projects and commercial real estate matters. The group has strong regional links via its offices and handles cross-border work across Southeast Asia. Krishna Ramachandra in Singapore focuses on M&A, joint ventures and capital markets transactions, whilst Priyank Srivastava in Yangon advises on the regulatory framework in Myanmar and energy projects. Others of note include senior associate CN Bei Lo who advises on foreign direct investment.

Myanmar > Corporate and M&A

Duane Morris & Selvam (Myanmar) Limited advises on commercial projects and general business law and is able to leverage its wide network to advise on English, Chinese, and Singaporean law. The group strengthened this offering by adding a dual qualified Malaysian and UK lawyer to the ranks in Myanmar. Krishna Ramachandra in Singapore oversees the group and advises investment banks, private equity funds, and issuers on M&A, compliance and regulatory work. On the energy side, special counsel Priyank Srivastava is a key name, and focuses on cross-border mergers and transactions for oil and gas projects.

Singapore > Corporate and M&A: local firms

Duane Morris & Selvam LLP leverages a presence in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Myanmar and Shanghai with its Singapore office serving as the gateway for its business in the region. The team is thoroughly experienced in businesses formation and commercial agreements, in addition to corporate transactions, and also supports on regulatory and statutory matters. Practice head Krishna Ramachandra also leads the firm’s fintech and TMT groups and is well-versed in M&A, take-overs, exit strategies and private equity participation. Priyank Srivastava is highly rated for cross-border work, especially relating to India and the team has been bolstered by the arrival of Aaron Kok, an up-and-coming name for joint ventures, private equity transactions, restructurings and multi-jurisdictional M&A.

Singapore > Banking and finance: local firms

The banking and finance practice at Duane Morris & Selvam LLP provides local, regional and international advice to financial institutions in relation to a wide variety of transactions. The group has experience in project, real estate and asset finance, and is also regularly instructed on leveraged and acquisition finance deals. Regulatory compliance is another strong area for the group, which advises on the spectrum of banking regulations arising from its clients’ activities. An area of increasing focus for the team is venture financing transactions. Chairman of the Singapore office Leon Yee leads the team which includes banking and private equity expert Ramiro Rodriguez and Priyank Srivastava, who is an expert in Myanmar-related deals.