Energy, infrastructure and resources

With a combined team of over 1,500 lawyers across all practice areas, we are one of the largest and most prolific energy, infrastructure and natural resources teams of any law firm in the world.

We are committed to supporting our clients in every aspect of their business. Major multinational corporates, commercial banks, funds, developers, investors, governmental bodies and multilaterals rely on our innovative approach, unprecedented legal capability and experience. Throughout the lifecycle of a project, an M&A transaction, a financing or a dispute, we can help navigate complex circumstances while sticking to challenging deadlines and ensuring adherence to government and regulatory standards, domestically and abroad.

Our energy, infrastructure and natural resources lawyers have been at the heart of many of the world’s leading energy and infrastructure projects, including innovative and first-to-market transactions across a variety of sectors including oil and gas, LNG, nuclear, mining, power and utilities, renewables, water, roads, ports and terminals, commodities, construction and engineering, rail and food and agribusiness.

With experience advising leading, multinational Japanese clients on significant transactions across the energy, infrastructure and resources sectors, we have a thorough understanding of legal issues and challenges impacting these industries and can provide practical, commercial advice to assist our clients in achieving their business objectives. 

Our areas of work include

  • Antitrust and competition, including merger control
  • Banking and finance, including acquisition finance and corporate lending; Islamic finance; structured trade and commodity finance; and sustainable finance 
  • Bankruptcy, financial restructuring and insolvency, including cross-border insolvencies 
  • Climate change and sustainability, including environmental law; and ESG 
  • Corporate, M&A and securities, including corporate governance; franchising; insurance; and private equity and venture capital 
  • Employment and labor, including health and safety law; and immigration 
  • Information governance, privacy and cybersecurity, including risk advisory; and technology
  • Intellectual property, including patents; trade secrets; and trademarks and brands 
  • Litigation and disputes, including class actions; construction and engineering; international arbitration and ADR; product liability; and professional negligence
  • Projects, including agency and debt financing; energy and infrastructure M&A; Public-Private Partnerships (PPP); and workouts and restructurings 
  • Regulation and investigations, including government relations and public policy; sanctions and export controls; and WTO and international trade
  • Tax

Market recognitions

  • Chambers Global, Asia-Pacific Region: Energy and Natural Resources, Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • Chambers Global, Japan: Projects and Energy: International, Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, Japan: Projects and Energy: International Firms and Joint Ventures, The Legal 500, 2021




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