Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi has hired energy and natural resources specialist Alexander Woody as a partner in Tokyo. Woody joins from White & Case in Tokyo where he was a partner and associate for 22 years.
Woody advises clients on energy and natural resources project investments, development and financing. He has also advised clients on solar, battery and wind power investments, and early-stage hydrogen projects.
Apart from focusing on cross-border LNG investments, tolling and purchase agreements and transportation arrangements, Woody also has worked with arbitration specialists to provide strategic advice and assist clients to resolve disputes arising during the course of long-term projects.