Ignatius K. Hwang - McDermott Will & Emery

Overview


Ignatius K. Hwang focuses his practice on energy, infrastructure and resources projects in Asia Pacific and the Middle East, particularly China, India, Southeast Asia and Australia.

He advises governments and sponsors on strategic, procurement, legal, commercial and risk issues relating to public-private partnership projects (PPP). He has represented the Singapore government and agencies on almost all PPP projects in Singapore to date and has helped shape the development of the PPP projects market in Singapore.

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Results


Power Projects

  • Advising First Solar on the greenfield development of a 2000MW solar power farm in Inner Mongolia, China*
  • Advising SunEdison on the divestment of its greenfield 150MW solar project in Bangladesh*
  • Advising a vendor on the sale of a captive industrial zone diesel-fired power project in Cambodia*

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Recognitions


  • Best Lawyers, Best Lawyer in Singapore: Project Finance and Development, and Energy Law, 2023
  • International Financial Legal Review, Highly regarded in Singapore: Project Development, Banking, and Project Finance, 2022
  • “Elite Leading individual” under Projects & Energy sector by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2019/2020
  • A leading projects and energy lawyer, and is described recently in Chambers Asia Pacific as “an established player within the domestic projects market, and is best known for his PPP expertise” and “highly rated.”

Community


  • Make A Wish (Singapore), Pro Bono Advisor
  • StraysNoMoreSG (animal shelter for stray dogs in Singapore), Volunteer

Credentials


Education
National University of Singapore, LL.B, Honors, 1989

Admissions
England & Wales
Singapore

Languages
Bahasa
Cantonese
English
Fujian
Mandarin