Stanley Boots is a partner at ACSV Legal. Before joining ACSV Legal he worked in the projects and project finance teams of Hogan Lovells, DLA Piper and Ashurst. He is the founder of Frontier Law & Advisory and Silta.
Stanley has a BA in Biology from Earlham College (Indiana, USA) and a JD in Law from the Education Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College (Oregon, USA). He is a qualified solicitor of the Law Society in England and Wales and has been practising with an Asia focus since 1999.
Besides being a native English speaker, Stanley is fluent in Japanese.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
His practice areas cover projects and project financing, public-private partnerships, public financing, sustainability and most recently, decentralised financing using Web3 and AI technology. He has worked on secondment to a major Japanese utility handling both convention power and renewable energy projects and served as legal counsel in Korea’s largest energy company, SK Corporation.
In Vietnam, Stanley has advised on key BOT projects, including Mong Duong 2, Van Phong 1 and Vung Ang 2. He has also worked on public-private partnerships in highways, water, waste management, healthcare and sustainable tourism. Stanley has advised a broad range of clients such as JBIC, World Bank, IFC, JICA, ADB, the Government of Vietnam, the Royal Government of Cambodia, J-Power, Marubeni and Mitsui & Co.