Baker Botts Launches Singapore Office In Response To Global Client Demands

In Response to Global Client Demands, Baker Botts Launches Singapore Office

Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international energy, technology and life sciences law firm, announced that it is expanding its global footprint with the opening of an office in Singapore, including the admission of three lateral energy projects and transactional partners there.

Richard Guit, Daniel Reinbott and Michael Harrison have joined the firm’s Global Projects Department in Singapore. Mr. Guit has assumed the role as Partner-in-Charge of the new office, which also includes Global Projects partner Lewis Jones, who relocated from the London office of Baker Botts. In addition, the office includes two new Global Projects special counsel, Jessica Ham and Giles Ashman, who have joined with Richard, Daniel, Michael and Lewis, plus one associate.

“Our new Singapore office leverages our premium energy sector brand, built around a critical mass of lawyers with substantial existing local and regional relationships through the Asia-Pacific region, augmenting our leading energy capabilities globally,” said John Martin, Managing Partner of Baker Botts. “This market-leading team of lawyers will further allow us to provide full-service support to our U.S.-based global clients while working with global clients on their inbound U.S. transactions.”

About Baker Botts Singapore

Baker Botts’ Singapore office provides energy transactional services that include project development and M&A for the natural gas, LNG, power, renewables and fuels sectors, including full support for decarbonization of those sectors. In addition to their experience in Singapore, the team has advised on numerous projects and transactions in Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Australia, Papua New Guinea, South Korea, and other countries throughout Southeast Asia and South Asia.

Source: News Release