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Adam Moncrieff


Ho Chi Minh City

Moncrieff Adam
Adam Moncrieff


Ho Chi Minh City

Adam specialises in banking, project and structured finance and restructurings. He has broad experience in project financing transactions and has advised project sponsors, lenders and export credit agencies on power, infrastructure, telecommunications, energy and water projects in the Middle East, Russia, South America and in numerous countries throughout Asia.

He is also experienced in acting for debtors and creditors for debt restructurings and acting for lenders and borrowers in general banking, structured and acquisition finance transactions. Adam relocated to head Allen & Overy's practice in Vietnam after having spent 15 years with the firm in Hong Kong and Tokyo.

Adam has been recognised for his work in Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific: “A very talented operator.” “One of the key players.” Adam is "highly reputed for project finance work" and is praised by sources for his "excellent negotiation skills and profound understanding of a range of projects issues." "He has experience of an array of sectors, including power, petrochemicals and transport infrastructure."

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Publications: 07 December 2022

Team A&O in the driving seat in Asia

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News: 01 December 2022

Allen & Overy announces two senior appointments in Vietnam

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Publications: 08 September 2020

New Law on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in Vietnam

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Experience highlights


Ho Chi Minh City

39th Floor, Bitexco Financial Tower, 2 Hai Trieu, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City

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Admitted as solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 1992

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2003


BEcon, The University of Sydney, 1988

LLB, The University of Sydney, 1991

Graduate Diploma, Applied Finance & Investment, Securities Institute of Australia, 1998

Other noteworthy experience


  • Sumitomo Corporation and other sponsors on all aspects of the development of the Van Phong 1 IPP in Vietnam.
  • JBIC, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, NEXI, KEXIM and other lenders on the financing of the USD9bn Nghi Son Refinery, the largest refinery project and one of the largest project financings in Vietnam to date.
  • Various lenders, developers and sponsors in relation to wind, solar and hyropower projects in Vietnam, including advising ADB and the Thai commercial lenders on the financing of the first large-scale international project finance transaction for a renewables project in Vietnam (a 50MW utility-scale solar power plant and transmission line in Thanh Thanh Cong Industrial Zone) and the sponsors on the development and financing of a 3X48MW wind farm portfolio in Quang Tri province.
  • K-EXIM, K-SURE and other lenders on financing the PT Krakatau POSCO integrated steel project in Indonesia.
  • JBIC, KEXIM and other lenders in connection with the Taweelah B IWPP in the UAE, two bids for the Marafiq IWPP in Saudi Arabia, the Shuqaiq IWPP in Saudi Arabia, the Mesaieed IPP in Qatar and the Neyveli Power project in Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Mitsui & Co., as developer and EPC contractor on the gas -fired Ras Laffan C IWPP in Qatar.
  • JBIC and other lenders on the GUT Rojana power project in Thailand.
  • The Lenders on the financing of the acquisition of geothermal power assets in Indonesia.
  • JBIC and other lenders on financing the Al Ghubrah water project, Oman.
  • Mitsubishi Materials Corporation on the development and financing of copper mines in Canada and Peru.