Ling Ern Seow

Global Energy, Projects & Infrastructure


Seow Ling Ern (Ling) regularly assists a wide range of clients located in Asia, the US and Europe in their LNG-related transactions across the entire LNG value chain, from upstream gas production to downstream gas sales arrangements. She has experience helping LNG sellers, buyers, terminal owners, importers, project developers, and state-owned entities manage all aspects of an LNG export or import project, including, more recently, floating LNG projects. 


FSRU and LNG import projects


  • Singapore LNG (SLNG) on all FSRU-related aspects of its landmark offshore LNG import project in Singapore.
  • Deutsche Energy Terminal GmbH (DET) on all aspects of its FSRU-based LNG terminal project in Germany, including on its FSRU charter parties and terminal use agreements.
  • Excelerate Energy in connection with the negotiation of an FSRU time charter party agreement in connection with a confidential project in the Americas.
  • A confidential FSRU owner in connection with its bid for an FSRU project in Poland.
  • Two separate bidders in connection with their respective bids for the Freeport FSRU project in Indonesia – the bid envisages FSRU, LNG supply and a TUA structure.
  • CLP in connection with its FSRU/LNG import project, including on the terminal use agreement and port service vessel arrangements and conditions of use and drafting and amending an FSRU time charter party agreement. We also advised on the tender for emergency standby vessel services and have been involved in the drafting and negotiation of the long-term time charter with the standby vessel services provider.
  • A confidential FSRU owner in connection with its bid for the 3rd FSRU project in Bangladesh led by Summit LNG. 
  • GS Energy on transaction structuring and regulatory issues in respect of LNG imports in connection with the Long An LNG Gas to Power Project in Vietnam.

Related Services & Industries


  • Singapore Management University, LLB
    Magna Cum Laude


  • Singapore


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • French

Professional & Community Involvement

  •  Member, Singapore Academy of Law (2022-2023)