Australia - Baker McKenzie Strengthens Corporate Practice With Hire Of Major Projects Specialist.

Legal News & Analysis - Asia Pacific - Australia - Corporate/M&A

9 August, 2019


Baker McKenzie, the leading global law firm, has announced that Raymond Lou has joined the Firm's Projects Group as a partner, working from the Sydney Office.  


Raymond Lou is a specialist in the corporate, infrastructure, energy and resources sectors with a China and cross border focus. He has significant experience in public and private sector M&A transactions with a particular focus on infrastructure and energy.


Raymond joins Baker McKenzie from Norton Rose Fulbright in Sydney where he led the China M&A team and has worked on some of the largest cross-border transactions in Australia.


Lewis Apostolou, Practice Group Leader for Projects, said “I’m delighted to welcome Raymond to Baker McKenzie's Projects Group. Raymond has significant experience and expertise advising clients investing in infrastructure, energy and renewables projects, particularly with a China and cross border focus”.


Ben McLaughlin, Corporate Practice Group Leader, added: “I’m also delighted to welcome Raymond to our expanding transactional team. He adds depth to our M&A and Equity Capital Markets capabilities, with extensive experience in advising Chinese investors and acquirers.”


This latest appointment, one of several Baker McKenzie is making in Australia, reflects a strong and growing local and global focus by Baker McKenzie on the infrastructure, energy, mining and resources sectors.