White & Case has bolstered its regional operations, announcing the appointment of Brad Roach as counsel in the Singapore office. His arrival at the international law firm will strengthen its existing Southeast Asia projects practice, to which he brings over 15 years of experience in advising clients in the energy, infrastructure and project finance industry throughout Asia and the Middle East.

Roach joins White & Case from Skadden Arps, where he was counsel in its energy project finance and development group in Singapore. His focus is on advising developers of infrastructure projects and oil and gas exploration and production companies, with an emphasis on the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry.

His practice also includes companies acquiring and divesting interests in large infrastructure projects - he has substantial experience in LNG project development. Roach has represented BG in connection with the development of the Tangguh LNG Project in Indonesia for several years.

Recently, he has been advising PT Medco Energi Internasional, IndonesiaÆs largest listed independent exploration and production company in connection with various projects in Indonesia, and LNG Japan Corporation (a joint venture between Sumitomo Corporation and Sojitz Corporation) in connection with the development and financing of the Tangguh LNG Project.