Yun Yong

Associate, Singapore



Yun specializes in advising equity and debt investors navigate the spectrum of acquisition, equity investment, development and financing of energy and infrastructure projects. Yun's coverage includes renewables, infrastructure (including digital infrastructure such as data centres), petrochemicals, LNG and oil and gas.

He is the lead associate on several significant offshore wind and data centre mandates across Asia Pacific, including the first non-recourse project financed offshore wind project in South Korea (Jeonnam 1) and the financing of the largest commercial data centre project in South Korea to date. Yun's lead role on these projects reflects the high level of trust that both clients and senior partners place on his exceptional technical skill to effectively manage and execute the financing workstreams of these large-scale transactions.

Yun is recognised in industry as a co-winner in the Banking and Finance category of the 2018 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards – this award being the benchmark industry recognition for exceptional young lawyers in Australia.

Yun is based in Singapore, and has lived and practiced out of Perth and Sydney.

Bars and Courts
New South Wales
University of Western Australia
B. Com
University of Western Australia
Bahasa Malaysia


Energy & Resources

The Sponsors on the development and project financing of the 96 MW Jeonnam offshore wind project in Shinan County in Jeonnam Province, South Korea.

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) in its approx. US$590 million acquisition of a 29.4 percent interest in the Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan from Northland Power, a Canadian-listed renewable power producer.

The syndicate of international and local banks on the €2.7b project financing of the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan (Asia Renewables Deal of the Year 2019, PFI). This project was the first large-scale offshore wind project in Taiwan to reach financial close.

EIG, an institutional investor to the global energy and infrastructure sectors, in its joint A$18.4 billion bid with Brookfield Asset Management for Origin Energy Limited by way of scheme of arrangement.

Octopus Energy Generation in connection with its acquisition and due diligence of a minority equity interest in Deep Wind Offshore’s renewable energy platform with project assets in Norway, Sweden and Korea.

European Bank for Reconstruction & Development and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in connection with the due diligence and long-term debt financing of a 100MW wind farm in Kazakhstan.

Various developers and financiers on a wide range of renewables and other energy development projects across South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Palau, Australia and Central Asia.

Petrochemicals, LNG, Oil and Gas

PT Kilang Pertamina Balikpapan in the multi-billion development and ECA-backed project financing of the Balikpapan refinery expansion in Indonesia.

An international developer on the development and financing of a petrochemicals project in Malaysia.

The Sponsor in connection with its proposed development and financing of a gas-to-chemical complex in Uzbekistan.

Udenna Corporation in relation to its acquisition (including multisource financing) of Chevron's 45% participating interest in the offshore Malampaya gas field in the Philippines.*

Digital and Other Infrastructure

The international banks as lenders on the project financing of a 120MW data center project in South Korea.

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation on the project financing for the Digital Seoul 1 (ICN10) data center project located in Seoul, South Korea. This is one of the first data center project financings in South Korea.

The lenders to a consortium bidding on a street lighting PPP project in the United Arab Emirates.

*Experience prior to joining White & Case