Kelvin is Co-Head of the Corporate & Commercial Department and Head of the Energy, Infrastructure & Projects Practice.
Kelvin regularly acts as counsel to key global and local players in the energy, gas, petrochemical and specialty gas production, waste treatment and disposal, water treatment and supply sectors. Kelvin has considerable experience advising on project development and structuring, and complex regulatory and transactional issues. He is widely regarded as one of the leading lawyers and a trusted legal advisor in infrastructure projects. Kelvin possesses extensive knowledge of the energy and gas sectors in Singapore, having been actively involved in the restructuring of both industries. He frequently advises electricity and gas licensees and other industry participants on their business operations, including the generation/importation, transmission and retail of energy, gas and other utilities.
His practice also encompasses district cooling, storage and terminalling, tolling, contract manufacturing, outsourcing and other service arrangements. He regularly advises on a broad range of general commercial transactions, including public and private procurement (including public-private partnerships), cross-border sale of goods, distribution and agency arrangements, equipment securitisation and leasing arrangements.
Kelvin is consistently listed as a leading Projects & Energy lawyer by many notable publications, including IFLR1000, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Chambers Asia-Pacific. Chambers Asia-Pacific notes that one client singled him out as “one of the most practical lawyers I have worked with” adding that “he has a good mix of business and law in his mindset”.
Kelvin is the Deputy Chairman of the Law Society Pro Bono Services. He also serves as a director on the boards of AETOS Holdings and Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association. Kelvin qualified as a Barrister-at-Law of England and Wales, Middle Temple and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, England.