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Kapoor new energy partner with Dentons' Singapore firm

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 1:35 PM | By John Chunn

Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, part of the world’s largest law firm, Dentons, announces that Kunal Kapoor has joined the Singapore firm as a partner in the energy, infrastructure and project finance group. Kapoor joins from Ashurst LLP and prior to this, Kappor was with Ince & Co.

Kapoor's expertise covers project development work, project finance, private M&A, commodity offtakes and trading, and structured finance in the energy sector (with a focus on liquefied natural gas), and he has extensive experience of advising blue chip energy companies and banks on oil and gas, renewable energy and energy infrastructure matters across the Asia Pacific including Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, Malaysia, Mongolia, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea and Australia.

Commenting on Kapoor's arrival, Philip Jeyaretnam, global vice chair of Dentons, and CEO of Dentons Rodyk, said: “We are delighted to have Kunal join us, and are confident that with his wealth of experience, he will be able to help us provide in-depth legal advice to our global energy clients as we continue to expand in Southeast Asia.”

Christopher McGee-Osborne, co-chair of Dentons' global energy practice, said: "Kunal brings broad-based energy expertise to Dentons at an ideal time as we continue to see substantial opportunities for Dentons across all the energy and infrastructure markets in which we operate, in particular Southeast Asia.''