Stephen McWilliams has worked in Asia since 1997. He is Office Managing Partner of the firm’s Tokyo office and a partner in the Project Development & Finance Practice in Asia. His extensive experience covers representations of both lenders and sponsors and includes many of the largest and most recent high profile deals across Asia-Pacific.
Mr. McWilliams is ranked in the top tier for projects and energy in Thailand and Indonesia, projects and infrastructure in Singapore, and is recognized as a top tier lawyer in Laos by Chambers-Asia Pacific 2018. Mr. McWilliams garners praise from clients appreciating “his deep experience in understanding how lenders are going to think,” and his “calm but diligent” professionalism in the guide. Mr. McWilliams has also been named as an All-Star in the energy sector, with The Asian Lawyer commending his track record advising on “highly complex matters in which there is no easy blueprint to follow.”