Dentons has appointed Kunal Kapoor as a partner in its Singapore energy, infrastructure and project finance group.

He joins from Ashurst and will cover all of the above areas, with particular focus on LNG, oil and gas, renewable energy and energy infrastructure. Before Ashurst, he worked with Ince & Co, Mulla & Mulla & Craige Blunt & Craigie, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

Global vice-chair of Dentons, Philip Jeyaretnam, says: “We are delighted to have Kunal join us, and are confident that with his wealth of experience, he will be able to help us provide in-depth legal advice to our global energy clients as we continue to expand in Southeast Asia.”

Christopher McGee-Osborne, co-chair of global energy at Dentons, says: “Kunal brings broad-based energy expertise to Dentons at an ideal time as we continue to see substantial opportunities for Dentons across all the energy and infrastructure markets in which we operate, in particular Southeast Asia”