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Richard Nelson
King & Spalding (Singapore) LLP
Oil & Gas, Singapore

Level 31, 9 Raffles Place
Republic Plaza, 048619

Richard Nelson is a partner in King & Spalding’s Projects and Energy practice, based in the firm's Singapore office. Richard focuses on energy-related projects and transactions in Asia Pacific, including on a range of oil and gas and LNG matters. Richard is the global head of the firm’s LNG practice.

Based in Singapore since 2008, Richard regularly advises international oil and gas companies, host governments, project developers and sponsors in jurisdictions across Southeast Asia and the wider Asia-Pacific region.

With extensive experience in the Asian energy field, Richard works with clients on energy-related transactions and projects, particularly in the upstream oil and gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and power sectors. He has counselled clients on large numbers of LNG import projects in the region and beyond.

Richard is currently ranked as a Band 1 energy lawyer in Singapore and Asia-Pacific by the leading law directories, including Chambers and The Legal 500. He has also been listed by the IFLR 1000 2018 guide as a leading lawyer in Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development, Banking, Project Finance and M&A.