Bill McCormack


Bill McCormack is a partner of the Project Development & Finance Group based in Singapore. He has worked in Asia for over 20 years and advised on the development and financing of many significant energy, telecoms and other infrastructure projects in Europe and Asia, as well as acquisitions and disposals in the power, telecoms and oil and gas sectors.

Bill is ranked as one of the World’s Leading Lawyers by Euromoney, the International Who’s Who of Project Finance Lawyers and the International Who’s Who of Oil and Gas Lawyers. He is ranked as a ‘Star Individual’ for Projects & Energy in Singapore by Chambers Asia Pacific.  In addition, Bill is named as an “Individual All-Star for Infrastructure” by The Asian Lawyer and listed as ‘Best Lawyer in Singapore’ for Project Finance and Development by Best Lawyers.

Selected Experience

  • PETRONAS in the development of the US$20 billion RAPID (Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development) petrochemicals project in Malaysia involving refinery, cracker, and multiple downstream joint venture projects in Malaysia
  • Adaro Energy, J-Power and Itochu in the development and financing of the US$4.2 billion 2,000MW Central Java IPP, a greenfield coal-fired power project in Central Java
  • AES, POSCO Energy and CIC in the financing of the Mong Duong 2 coal-fired IPP in Vietnam (including financing from KEXIM and K-Sure)
  • OM Holdings and other sponsors in the development and financing of a ferrosilicon alloy smelter in Sarawak, Malaysia
  • Ayala Corp, Metro Pacific and Macquarie on their bid for the US$2 billion LRT1 project in Manila, Philippines
  • The lenders on several hydro-electric and wind projects in Pakistan including the New Bong Escape hydroelectric power project, Zorlu wind project, Patrind hydroelectric power project and Foundation wind project


  • Trinity College, Dublin, LL.B. First Class Honours, 1989 Foundation Scholar
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