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Watson Farley & Williams LLP
6 BATTERY ROAD, #28-00
SINGAPORE 049909
Singapore
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Work Department

PARTNER IN THE ASSETS & STRUCTURED FINANCE GROUP

Position

Andrew specialises in the offshore oil & gas and maritime sectors, where he advises on project and asset financings, leasing transactions and joint venture structures and on a wide variety of commercial oil & gas and shipping documentation, including charterparties, construction/conversion contracts, EPCI contracts, O&M contracts, PSCs/RSCs and JOAs, service agreements and asset sale and purchase contracts.

He acts for a wide variety of contractors, sponsors, owners and operators as well as financiers (international banks, private equity funds and other financial institutions) in relation to offshore production, storage and drilling assets, support vessels and other offshore oil and gas and shipping assets.

He has been based in Singapore since 2004.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Asset finance: foreign firms

Watson Farley & Williams LLP‘s Singapore office fields a strong team of asset finance partners headed by industry expert Goh Mei Lin and including Charles Viggers, Mehraab Nazir, and Andrew Nimmo who are all well experienced in finance, transactions, and restructuring exercises in the shipping and aviation sectors. Viggers relocation from the Paris office has brought in new mandates for major multinational lenders and lessors; he recently advised a syndicate of lenders including Commerzbank, MUFG, and Bank of China on JOLCO asset financing of two A320 NEO aircraft for SAS Airlines. Nazir’s practice covers finance and leasing all types of maritime assets. Nimmo specialises in the offshore oil and gas and maritime sectors.

Singapore > Shipping: foreign firms

Focusing predominantly on the ship finance arena, Watson Farley & Williams LLP incorporates a strong team of finance experts who are well placed to advise on sale and leaseback transactions and restructuring and offshore transactions. Andrew Nimmo demonstrates niche expertise in the offshore oil and gas industry, including FPSOs and LNG carriers, in both finance work and commercial contracts. Practice head Goh Mei Lin is a top advisor for international banks in regard to ship financing and refinancing matters. Simon Petch advises ship owners and banks on all aspects of financing and security structures, ship construction and conversion, and sale and purchase.

Singapore > Projects: foreign firms

Watson Farley & Williams LLP is active across the field of energy projects, including advising on off-shore wind, solar power, and oil and gas infrastructure. In addition to advising on the financing of projects, the team also provides advice on contracts related to tendering and construction. Nick Dingemans leads the Singapore-based team; a corporate lawyer, he focuses on joint ventures, contractual advice, and M&A deals related to energy projects. Andrew Nimmo is known for his work in oil and gas, particularly off-shore projects, while Jon Thursby advises on project financing.