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  • Partner
  • Tokyo

Sean Conaty is a project finance and M&A lawyer. He advises clients (including sponsors, borrowers, lenders and governments) on the development, financing, acquisition, and divestiture of greenfield and brownfield energy and infrastructure projects. His practice has a particular focus on cross-border investments into Southeast Asia.

Sean has over two decades of experience and an extensive track record of leading teams on some of the region's largest and most complex "first-of-a-kind" landmark projects, including in the areas of renewable energy (solar, onshore and offshore wind, geothermal, hydro), thermal power (including gas-to-power and LNG-to-power), waste-to-energy, LNG, airports, seaports, and water treatment facilities. His expertise spans project development work (including structuring and negotiating concession, offtake, and other project agreements) through to project financing (including structuring and negotiating multi-source financings involving MLAs, ECAs, and other financial institutions). He is ranked by leading directories including Chambers and IFLR.



The College of Law (Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice)
The University of Sydney (LL.B., with First Class Honours)
University of New South Wales (B.Sc.)

Professional Experience

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Tokyo
Hogan Lovells, Tokyo
Hogan Lovells, Singapore
Allen & Overy, Bangkok