Alex Wong

Alex Wong

Partner
Singapore

Email alex.wong@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +65 6302 2557

Fax +65 6538 7077

LanguagesEnglish

Practice groupFinance

“Alex and his team are clear, professional and timely with their work product and advice. They have a good work ethic and are able to respond effectively on short notice.

IFLR1000, 2013/14

Based out of our Singapore office, Alex Wong brings close to two decades worth of experience in the energy and infrastructure space in Singapore and around Asia. Being both Singapore and English law qualified, Alex has extensive experience advising sponsors, lenders, multilateral agencies, and governments on energy, utilities, and infrastructure projects.

Alex is the immediate past 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.

He has authored a number of articles and publications including a chapter in a book endorsed by the Institute of Water Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore titled "Water Governance: An Evaluation of Alternative Architectures" and a chapter (focusing on project financing) in the 5th Edition of the Law & Practice of Construction Contracts, Chow Kok Fong 2018.

Awards and recognitions

2017-2018

Construction (Singapore)
Chambers Asia-Pacific

2014-2015

Leading lawyer (Energy and infrastructure, Singapore)
IFLR1000

Leading lawyer for third, fourth and sixth editions of the Best Lawyers list for Singapore in the practice area of energy

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)

Related Knowledge

Africa Power

Representative experience

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.

Advising 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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