Kaz is a Director of MPA Lawyers, Honorary Legal Advisor to the British Embassy in Laos, Former Board Member of AustCham Laos and a barrister and solicitor admitted to the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and South Australia. Kaz advises in relation to energy and infrastructure projects, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, capital market transactions and corporate law. Kaz has spent many years in Laos and has been an adviser to the Government of Lao PDR and acted for a number of international and domestic clients across various industries.
His most recent experience includes acting for a Chinese State-Owner Enterprise on their joint venture with the Government of Lao PDR, advising the Ministry of Finance Lao PDR on a sovereign financing facility, advising a large scale Thai public listed group on the acquisition of multiple hydropower assets and acting for international lenders with respect to a prepayment facility for the Sepon Gold and Copper mine in Lao PDR.
Kaz leads our Singapore and Vientiane offices specialising in energy, infrastructure, banking, projects and disputes practice areas. His experience includes advising sponsors, banks and borrowers in connection with bilateral and syndicated and secured and unsecured financings in Lao PDR with particular experience in project finance. His recent experience includes acting for: