Head of the firm's finance department and a key member of the projects and energy team.
Advises upon a wide range of commercial, corporate and finance, M&A, energy and oil and gas matters. Recently advised an independent oil & gas company on US$700m disposal of a Central American based group of companies owning production and development oil & gas assets in Egypt, with the involvement of the Chinese Government.
Frequently works with joint ventures and acquisitions (Total SA’s acquisition of the LNG Regasification plant in Hazira, India and joint venture arrangements with Shell) including: asset exchanges, concession agreements, project and corporate finance, oil & gas processing and transportation and oil & gas product sale and supply arrangements such as a US$8 billion purchase of Russian Export Blend Crude Oil.
Deals with bidding agreements, drilling contracts, integrated service agreements, joint operating agreements, licence applications, pipeline and transportation agreements, crossing agreements, production sharing contracts, unitisation and asset and corporate acquisitions and disposals.
Ranked as a Band 2 expert for oil & gas transactions in Chambers and recommended in the Legal 500 directory.