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Dan Perera

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Dan is a partner specialising in energy, resources, commodities and carbon, based in HFW's Singapore office. His experience is industry-focused and comprises disputes and advisory matters within the fields of oil and gas (particularly LNG); the voluntary carbon markets; mining and metals (exploration, production and regulatory); commodities and international trade; and distributed ledger technology. He regularly acts for oil, gas and mining majors and supermajors, multi-national traders, multinational investment banks and exchanges in a range of complex disputes and commercial advisory matters, and is commonly quoted as an energy-focused legal expert in key trade publications. Much of his work in recent years has involved assisting clients with achieving their energy transition goals.

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Dan is a partner specialising in energy, resources, commodities and carbon, based in HFW's Singapore office. His experience is industry-focused and comprises disputes and advisory matters within the fields of oil and gas (particularly LNG); the voluntary carbon markets; mining and metals (exploration, production and regulatory); commodities and international trade; and distributed ledger technology. He regularly acts for oil, gas and mining majors and supermajors, multi-national traders, multinational investment banks and exchanges in a range of complex disputes and commercial advisory matters, and is commonly quoted as an energy-focused legal expert in key trade publications. Much of his work in recent years has involved assisting clients with achieving their energy transition goals.

Having been based in Singapore since 2010, Dan is a panel arbitrator and mediator and has conducted high value arbitrations under, amongst others, SIAC, ICC, LCIA and LMAA, and the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. Dan is also an experienced mediation practitioner, having handled numerous complex and multi-party disputes.

Dan regularly leads the drafting and negotiation of multi-billion dollar LNG SPAs, and has handled complex arbitrations in the LNG space. He also advises carbon market participants and distributed ledger technology clients on a variety of projects, including structuring the tokenisation of carbon offset units. Dan has handled a broad range of high value carbon-related disputes, including in respect of emissions reduction projects and the forward sale of carbon offset units.

Dan is admitted to practice law in England & Wales (2005), including as a Solicitor-Advocate (2010); in New York (2006); and in Western Australia (2016). He is ranked in Best Lawyers for both Singapore and Asia Pacific.

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30 Raffles Place, #24-01
Singapore 048622

Office Telephone: +65 6411 5300
Office Fax: +65 6411 5355

Direct Dial (Singapore): +65 6411 5347

Mobile: +65 9635 6824

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