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GLS Law Firm has extensive experience advising on mining and mineral projects, oil and gas transactions, and commodity trading. Our expertise also extends to sector-based dispute resolution before foreign courts and in international arbitration.

Over the years, we have worked closely with some of the world’s leading international ‘oil majors’, LNG producers, importers and resource companies. In addition, we have represented head contractors and leading logistics service providers on a number of power projects across Asia and the Middle East. To deliver truly outstanding service, we leverage on the experience of our lawyers working in GLS’s other core practice areas as well as our international network of technical consultants and project specialists.

TRANSACTIONAL

  • Implementation & interpretation of International Sale & Purchase Agreements
  • Joint Venture & Shareholder Agreements
  • EPC and Construction Projects
  • Tender Agreements for Project Services
  • Development & Fiscal Agreements, including extra-jurisdictional tax concerns
  • Environmental & Regulatory Compliance

SPECIALIST

  • Global LNG Sale & Purchase Agreements (DES
  • Base and Master)
  • Mid-&-Downstream Shipping, Logistics &
  • Storage Agreements
  • FPSO, FS0 and FSRU Projects
  • Off-Shore Service Contracts & Procurement
  • Heavy-Equipment Supply & Maintenance
  • Agreements
  • International Dispute Resolution
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Kim Siegel

FOUNDER | GROUP FIRM

Kazakhstan

+447471018144

info@gls.global
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Domenico Luca Scordino

Founding Partner

Italy

+39 06 69941510

info@gls.global
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Daniela De Bellis

Founding Partner

Italy

+39 0669941510

info@gls.global
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Ethan Ruff

Managing Associate

Singapore

+65 6817 8202 ext 2005

ethan.ruff@gls.global
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Nicholas Brocklebank

Counsel - GLS Law Firm

Singapore

+65 8411 8176

nicholas.brocklebank@gls.global

Indicative Experience

India: Advised the Indian government on US$3 billion FPO by India’s largest oil and gas company.

Indonesia: Represented a major regional mining company in a US$37 million insurance claim in a SIAC arbitration following landslide at Indonesian mine.

ASEAN: Advised Coastal Energy Company on various aspects of its acquisition by CEPSA, including due diligence queries regarding its ASEAN assets.

ASEAN: Advised CEPSA on the restructuring and reorganisation of its assets in South East Asia, as well as subsequent management and operations.

ASEAN: Advised a Listed European MNC in its circa USD 1.5B investment into SE Asia, comprising various initiatives in the renewable energy sector.

Brunei: Advised the Promoter in negotiations with a major private equity house for the sale of an energy sector participant in Brunei.

Malaysia: Advised a SPAC (Bursa Malaysia listed) in the due diligence process for the proposed acquisition of five Production Sharing Contract assets in Indonesia.

Middle East: Involved in providing monopolies advice on a sole provider supplied gas network and negotiating and drafting a gas network framework agreement for the implementation of a gas network through a call off mechanism across all Dubai Properties’ projects.

Middle East: Negotiated and drafted the largest global 25-year concession agreement for district cooling with external counsel. Drafted all ancillary documents such as collateral warranties, direct agreement, lease and licence on behalf of Lusail.

Middle East: Provided legal advice on infrastructure projects including asset transfers, project management agreements and cost share agreements with government authorities such as DEWA and RTA. Led the negotiation of a master cooling services agreements and various customer cooling services agreements.

Europe: Advising Qatar Petroleum International and Qatar Electricity and Water Company on their proposed acquisition of 50% of the issued share capital of Ege Gaz A.S.

Europe: Advised a major Portuguese energy player with the refinancing of its facilities agreement for its windfarms in Belgium.

Asia Pacific: Advising Enron on the preparation of a regional bandwidth trading contractual structure.

Europe: Advised Expro on a $1,550m Term Loan B facility, $250m senior secured revolving credit facility and £360m mezzanine facility.

Australia: Represented a junior mining explorer in an IPO including representation on the due diligence committee, reviewing prospectus and mining licences.

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