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O'Melveny Adds Kee Ming Chi to Project Development & Real Estate Practice

May 18, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:

Piper Hall
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
202.220.5022
phall@omm.com

Andrea Rodeschini
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
212.326.2251
arodeschini@omm.com

 

HONG KONG – MAY 18, 2010O'Melveny & Myers LLP has announced that Kee Ming Chi has joined the Firm as a counsel in the Project Development & Real Estate Practice. 

 

Chi acts for both public and private sector clients in the projects field including project sponsors, investors, lenders, governments, and multilateral agencies.  He has extensive experience in the development, financing, purchase, and disposal of various industrial and infrastructure projects, including power, oil and gas, renewable energy, mining, transportation, and petrochemical projects.

 

“Kee Ming's arrival is a huge boost to O'Melveny's projects practice in Asia,” said Yi Zhang, managing partner of O'Melveny's Hong Kong office and head of its Project Development & Real Estate Practice in Asia.  “Kee Ming is a seasoned M&A and projects lawyer who is especially experienced in energy and natural resources transactions.  This complements and is synergistic with our already strong sector knowledge in energy, mining, and resources capabilities in Asia.” 

 

Prior to joining O'Melveny, Chi practiced law at international law firms in various jurisdictions, including London, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN). Chi holds an LLB from the University of Leicester, as well as postgraduate qualifications from the University of Singapore and a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University.

 

The addition of Chi adds to the Firm's growing projects capabilities in the China and Southeast Asia regions.  On joining O'Melveny, Chi remarked that “it is a great honour and pleasure to join O'Melveny. I very much look forward to working with the Firm's talented lawyers both in Asia and elsewhere, and contributing to the Firm's excellent reputation and standing.”

 

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