“Infrastructure Lawyer of the Year”
Don has shown superb leadership skills and an ability to smoothly negotiate various project agreements with difficult counterparties. Few lawyers in the region can match his seamless negotiation style and skills.
Don Stokes is especially well-versed in renewable energy projects, including solar power, as well as conventional gas and power projects. Clients comment that he "is able to integrate the international and the local" aspects of matters he is involved in.
He demonstrates a wealth of experience advising international lenders on the financing of Vietnamese projects and has assisted major oil and gas corporates on acquisitions and disposals in the region. Clients appreciate that Stokes remains ‘at the forefront on the day-to-day issues.
Shortlisted for Finance Lawyer of the Year
Don Stokes is well regarded by peers for his project finance expertise, especially in relation to infrastructure matters, and also has a strong reputation for his work in the power sector.