Alex Wong

Alex Wong

Office Managing Partner
Singapore

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +65 6302 2557

Fax +65 6538 7077

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

With two decades worth of experience in Singapore and the Asia Pacific, Singapore Office Managing Partner, Alex Wong is highly regarded as a leading energy, infrastructure and construction practitioner in the region. He is widely praised for his responsiveness, work-ethic and in-depth knowledge of energy and infrastructure transactions across the Asia Pacific.

Alex leads a number of sustainability and environmental initiatives from Singapore and is particularly well known for his work in the water and renewable energy sectors. He brings a cross-cultural understanding to working the most complex deals in the region including offshore wind in Taiwan, renewables and LNG-to-power in Vietnam, and water and floating solar projects in Singapore.

Alex is a former chairman of the Society of Construction Law (Singapore) and has been appointed as senior accredited specialist for construction by the Singapore Academy of Law – the only transactional lawyer appointed.

Alex Wong advises on contracts relating to cross-border projects and transactions in the region. A client enthuses: "I have always found his service and standards to be of the highest caliber. He has deep insight in contracts law and is responsive and very professional. He's a pleasure to work with."

Chambers Asia Pacific 2020

Awards and recognitions

2020

Ranked in Projects & Infrastructure: International (Singapore), Recognised Practitioner
Chambers Global

2017 – 2020

Ranked in Projects & Infrastructure: International (Singapore)
Chambers Asia Pacific

2017 - 2019

Ranked in Construction (Singapore)
Chambers Asia-Pacific

2020

Senior Accredited Specialist for Construction by the Singapore Academy of Law – the only transactional lawyer appointed
Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Education and admissions

Education

LL.B., Queen Mary University of London

Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Law Society of Singapore

Singapore Academy of Law

Society of Construction Law (Singapore)

Representative experience

Advised Cathay Private Equity on its co-investment in the NT$75bn (approx. US$2.7bn) 605MW Greater Changhua 1 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan. 

Advised Sojitz Corporation on its successful acquisition of a minority stake in the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.

Advising a global tech company on renewable energy solutions for its data-centre operations in Singapore.

Advised a consortium bidding for the role of AssetsCo for the Singapore – Kuala Lumpur High Speed Rail Project.

Advised OCBC Bank and MUFG Bank, Ltd. on the refinancing of shareholder loans in relation to Changi NEWater II infrastructure project in Singapore.

Advised Sojitz Corporation as the selected concessionaire for the PPP redevelopment of the Palau International Airport.

Advised JBIC, NEXI, and international commercial lenders on the financing of the 1.32GW Van Phong 1 coal-fired thermal power plant project in Vietnam.

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