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“Slaughter and May is 'the best at what it does'”

The Legal 500, 2012

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We have had a leading role in the oil and gas sector for many years and our work in this area forms an integral part of our Energy practice.

Our work includes:

  • upstream - licence applications, mergers and acquisitions, farm-ins, joint ventures, oil and gas projects and financings, environmental, tax and dispute resolution. We have been involved in the establishment or financing of a large number of projects in the North Sea and a range of other international locations
  • mid and downstream - acquisitions, disposals and financings relating to pipelines, gas processing plants and refinery assets. We have acted on a significant number of the largest Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) projects in the world and have one of the leading global practices in this area
  • regulatory - we played a leading role in the transformation of the gas sector, having been extensively involved in the privatisation

We have a strong track record of advising governments and private sector clients.