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Portrait of Nick Dingemans


Nick is a partner in the corporate team. Based in the Singapore office, he advises clients on corporate mergers and acquisitions as well as on commercial matters. He has particular experience in advising on cross-border and emerging market transactions in the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors. These include acquisitions, disposals, corporate restructurings and joint ventures in oil and gas, LNG, solar, wind and conventional power as well as mining and commodities.

Nick has also advised clients on a wide range of mergers and acquisitions in other sectors including shipping, technology and financial services. He has lived and worked in Auckland, Dubai, London and Moscow and has been based in Singapore since 2014.

Recognised as a leader in his field by the main legal directories, Nick is praised by Chambers Global for his ‘commercial understanding and industry knowledge’ while The Legal 500 describes him as ‘an exceptional corporate lawyer. He provides agile thinking and practical solutions to complex issues. He understands the commercial world and what drives the decisions that in-house counsel and companies make in their sectors’.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising a Singapore based renewables developer on the portfolio sale of rooftop solar projects in Vietnam.
  • Acting for Coro Energy plc on its acquisition of a 15% direct interest in the Duyung Production Sharing Contract in the West Natuna Sea, Indonesia.
  • Advising two Middle Eastern governments on the proposed cross-border unitisation of their shared oil and gas fields.
  • Providing guidance to the marketing division of a multinational mining company on commodity offtake and prepayment structures.
  • Acting for an Australian based design and technology company developing a collapsible container and an IOT container tracking system.

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