Mr Nathan Dodd > Mayer Brown > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Mayer Brown
6 BATTERY ROAD
#11-06
SINGAPORE 049909
Singapore

Work Department

Banking & Finance.

Position

Nathan Dodd is a Partner in Mayer Brown’s Singapore office and is a member of Mayer Brown’s Global Projects Group. Nathan has more than seventeen years of experience on the development and finance side of projects in Asia and also regularly works on Asian investments into the Middle East and Africa. In addition to project finance, he has extensive experience on energy, natural resources and infrastructure M&A. He has worked on a number of award winning transactions, acting on the government, sponsor and lender side. Deal locations include Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Gabon, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the UAE and Vietnam.

Career

Admitted in England and Wales.

Languages

English.

Education

Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, LPC; Oxford Brookes University, CPE; University of Cambridge, Jesus College, BA.

Lawyer Rankings

Myanmar > Foreign desks

Mayer Brown has a track record handling high-profile power projects in Myanmar and is singled out for its expertise advising on the full lifecycle of energy assets. Jointly managed from Singapore by Benjamin Thompson and Nathan Dodd, the group advises across solar, natural gas, and hydropower projects, and project financing matters under Burmese Law. Counsel Matthew Chow handles inbound transactional work in the construction sector. The group also leverages its Tokyo office for cross-border work.

Singapore > Energy: foreign firms

Mayer Brown is best known for LNG transactions and projects, along with a growing number of renewables engagements. Department head Nick Kouvaritakis and counsel Sean Prior have an extensive background in LNG projects across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa; this includes FSRU/LNG import projects, LNG sale and purchase agreements, and LNG-to-power projects. The Singapore team, which frequently works alongside colleagues in Houston, is also increasingly active in solar, wind and hydropower projects. Nathan Dodd and Benjamin Thompson provide additional senior-level project development and finance expertise.

Singapore > Projects: foreign firms

Sponsors, lenders, governments and investors value the offering at Mayer Brown particularly for its projects expertise in the power sector, and in emerging jurisdictions such as Myanmar, Pakistan, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia. The firm is noted for its growing LNG practice, and is regularly instructed to assist with many high profile and first-of-their-kind projects in this area, not only in the region, but globally; Nick Kouvaritakis is the key contact for this type of work. Other recommended practitioners include Nathan Dodd, who regularly works on Asian investments into the Middle East and Africa, and Ben Thompson, whose focus is on project financing, particularly in the field of renewables.