Joseph Bevash, a leading project finance lawyer in Asia, advises clients on major projects throughout the region.

Mr. Bevash has extensive experience representing lenders, underwriters, and owner/developers in connection with a wide variety of international projects, including many of the Asian region’s landmark power, gas, and petrochemical projects in Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

His experience includes structuring, negotiating, and documenting credit arrangements involving commercial banks and governmental agency lenders, as well as representations involving the issuance of debt securities pursuant to Rule 144A under the United States Securities Act of 1933.

Leading legal publications including Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFLR 1000, and The Legal 500 rank Mr. Bevash as one of the leading finance lawyers in Asia for project development and finance transactions.

In April 2011, Mr. Bevash received the Outstanding Contribution Award from Chambers & Partners which recognized his contribution to the development of the legal industry in Asia.

Mr. Bevash is qualified to practice before the California bar and in Hong Kong as a solicitor.

Education

  • JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1987
  • MBA, University of California, Berkeley, 1987
  • BA, Stanford University, 1983
  • MA, Stanford University, 1983
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October 1, 2019 Article

Rantau Dedap Steams Ahead

Latham lawyers discuss the 98.4MW Rantau Dedap Geothermal Power Project in South Sumatra, Indonesia, in an article published in Project Finance International Yearbook 2019.