Raja is an Australian (New South Wales) qualified solicitor and part of the firm’s Energy, Shipping & Offshore and International Projects practices. He advises clients on major energy project development and operational transactions with a focus on renewables, LNG and offshore oil and gas E&P. He has worked on shareholder/sponsor, loan and security, project and M&A deals across six continents, with significant experience in emerging markets, Africa and the Middle East.
In addition to his transactional work, Raja has significant experience advising on disputes relating to construction and technology development within the energy sector. He has represented clients in mediations and arbitrations conducted on an ad hoc as well as institutional basis (e.g. ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and SIAC).
Prior to joining SANDS, Raja worked as a corporate counsel in the Akastor Group (which was divested from Aker Solutions in 2014) and National Oilwell Varco.
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Master of Laws coursework – University of Oslo, 2015
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (Distinction) – The College of Law, 2011 Bachelor of Laws (Hons) – University of Sydney, 2010
Bachelor of Science, University of Sydney, 2009