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 shaped development of the PPP projects market in Singapore.

Ignatius also advises on the development, acquisition, financing, construction and operation of energy, infrastructure and resources projects. His transactional experience, in particular on acquisitions and project financing, includes deal structuring, due diligence, drafting and negotiation of development, acquisition, fuel supply and power purchase agreements, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts and operation and maintenance (O&M) contracts, as well as financing and security documentation.

Ignatius has previously been recognized in leading directories, including Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal and Chambers & Partners.


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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  • Best Lawyers 2022, Energy Law Project Finance and Development Practice
  • “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.”


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


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

England & Wales