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Addleshaw Goddard

Energy: foreign firms Tier 4

Addleshaw Goddard switched its focus in 2019 to achieve a greater emphasis on offshore oil and gas, including FPSOs, along with LNG terminal projects. Ton van den Bosch was hired from Ince in February 2019, bringing a depth of experience from private practice and a long stint as a general counsel at Blue Energy Services and International Container Terminal Services; he has broad geographic experience from South East Asia, to South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. In May 2019, the Singapore office was joined by Marcus Collins, a former Allen & Overy LLP Bangkok partner, who brings additional solar and hydropower experience, particularly in Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia.


‘Ton van den Bosch is an excellent lawyer in his field. He has a special mix of in-house and law firm experience. He knows his area exceptionally well and is able to practically apply his knowledge to the issues at hand.’

Key clients

Cairn Energy


Imaginative solutions to pivotal business problems.

Good business depends on good advice. Which, ultimately, comes down to four words. Yes. No. Stop. Go. Many of the world’s most recognised and respected businesses – including 43 FTSE100 clients in the last two years –  turned to Addleshaw Goddard to deliver just that kind of simple answer. They rely on the firm’s lawyers around the world to find imaginative solutions to their pivotal business problems, and to get things done.

The firm’s lawyers in Singapore speak English, Mandarin and Cantonese and work alongside their colleagues in the firm’s Hong Kong office to offer clients a full service not only in Singapore and throughout ASEAN, but also in Hong Kong and the greater China region.

The firm’s Asian coverage is further enhanced by a formal alliance with Hashidate Law Office in Japan and internationally by a network of leading independent commercial law firms in Europe, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Brazil, India and China to provide clients with a seamless cross-border capability. It also has highly regarded, dedicated business groups with expertise in Africa, India, Korea and Malaysia.

Lawyers in our Singapore team have lived and worked in the ASEAN region for many years and have a deep understanding of the business culture and of geopolitical, legal and commercial challenges in the region.

Our Singapore office operates as a hub for our Construction, Energy and Projects practice, supporting clients with diverse business interests, including in key sectors such as terminals, ports, logistics, real estate, agro, renewables, oil and gas.

The team has acted on  cross border project developments, financings, joint ventures and corporate transactions in emerging and frontier markets in Africa and in Asia, representing multi-national companies, contractors, terminal operators, financial institutions, renewable energy companies, investors, property developers, e&p companies and other clients in complex transactions and projects in South-East Asia and across South Asia, the Gulf region and in Africa.

We also advise on Dutch law, including on private M&A, joint ventures and financings and secured transactions governed by the laws of the Netherlands or involving Dutch parties.

Building on Addleshaw Goddard’s recognised expertise in handling high-value, complex, international disputes, the Singapore dispute team has experience advising on and resolving disputes via international arbitration, whether in relation to the risk management of potential disputes during contract negotiations, or once those disputes have arisen.

In addition to the firm’s expertise in international arbitration, it is also experienced in acting as international counsel in relation to cross-border litigation.

The firm also has significant experience assisting clients with regard to cross-border and multijurisdictional corporate and commercial work. This includes advising in regards to M&A, corporate finance, joint venture, foreign direct investment and commercial contracts for both local and multinational clients.

Department Name Email Telephone
Litigation Ronald Sum +852 2253 3012
Corporate / M&A / Projects Ton Van Den Bosch +65 6808 6237
Number of Partners : 7
Total number of fee earners : 38