Pinsent Masons hires energy partner in Singapore

16 Aug 2021 | 11:58 am | 1 min. read

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has hired renewable energy partner William Stroll in Singapore.

Specialising in renewable energy transactions in South East Asia, Will advises developers, investment funds, independent power producers and oil & gas majors across a wide range of disciplines including cross-border acquisitions and disposals, regulatory matters, joint ventures, and M&A structuring. 

Global Head of Energy at Pinsent Masons, Melanie Grimmitt, said, “Asia is a key market for renewable energy development and investment as the region’s energy consumption is expected to more than double by 2040. Will brings deep market expertise and the relevant skill sets needed to complement our existing energy practice in Asia, and help our clients navigate this changing energy landscape.” 

Will joins from Herbert Smith Freehills advising on complex energy transactions across Asia. Recent clients have included Blue Leaf Energy on their development of 1.25 GW of solar projects in the Philippines, Mitsubishi Corporation through its subsidiary Diamond Generating Asia Limited in its investment into a 600mw cross border wind farm being developed in Laos for sale of electricity to Vietnam, Kansai Electric Power Co on their Indonesian gas fired power plant joint venture with PT Medco Power Indonesia and Armstrong Asset Management on the sale of a 40MW solar portfolio in Thailand and 39.4MW wind farm in Vietnam. 

Commenting on his appointment, Will said, “I’m looking forward to joining Pinsent Masons and its renowned renewables team at an extremely exciting time for the Asian renewables market.”

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