K&L Gates Welcomes Project Finance Partner
Singapore: K&L Gates Straits Law LLC, the Singapore office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP, welcomes project finance lawyer Sarah Park as a partner in the Corporate practice. She joins from White & Case LLP and will start in April 2023.
Park is a highly regarded practitioner who advises sponsors, developers, export agencies, commercial lenders, private equity firms, and global conglomerates on a broad spectrum of renewables, project development, project financing, corporate, cross-border M&A, and private equity matters across the United States, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Park has extensive knowledge of and experience in the renewable energy, energy transition, infrastructure, oil & gas, and LNG sectors.
Narayanan Sreenivasan S.C., managing partner of K&L Gates Straits Law LLC, stated: “Sarah is a versatile lawyer whose considerable experience across financing and M&A deals makes her a ‘go-to’ lawyer for clients operating across the energy sector in the region. We look forward to working with Sarah to further build out our Project Finance and Corporate practices in Singapore and beyond. Her comprehensive experience, deep knowledge, and proven track record add a new dimension to our capabilities and make her a strong addition to our team. We warmly welcome her to the firm.”
Frank Voon, a leader of K&L Gates’ Corporate practice, commented: “Sarah’s robust practice and extensive experience in project development and finance complement our existing corporate capabilities. Her substantial experience in some of our most active industry sectors will be of significant benefit to our clients across the global platform. We are thrilled to welcome her to the team.”
K&L Gates is a global law firm with over 45 offices and approximately 2,000 lawyers globally. K&L Gates’ Corporate practice is one of the most substantial in the legal industry, with more than 500 lawyers in over 40 offices across five continents. The group serves a broad array of Global 500, Fortune 100, FTSE 100 corporations, privately held and venture-backed companies, public companies, partnerships, private equity firms, and other investment funds.
Park’s addition is the latest in a series of recent partner hires and promotions within K&L Gates’ global Corporate practice, including the arrivals of a team of seven corporate practitioners in Pittsburgh and a team of five corporate practitioners in Sydney during the past four months. The firm has also continued its strategic growth with the launch of its ninth European office in Dublin.
K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. K&L Gates Straits Law LLC is the Singapore office of K&L Gates and a Singapore law firm with full representation capacity to advise on Singapore law. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.