BP has appointed nine firms to its specialist legal panel, including Baker & McKenzie and Hill Dickinson.
A former Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) partner has joined the line-up of partners that have launched a Brisbane office for Baker & McKenzie.
Ashurst, Simmons & Simmons and Addleshaw Goddard have won coveted first-time spots on BP’s UK panel, unveiled today (9 July) following a three-month review process.
South West firm Temple Bright has scooped a three-lawyer team from Nabarro to launch an energy and climate change practice.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and King & Spalding have taken the main legal advisory roles on the awarding of Greece’s first oil and gas exploration leases for two decades.
BP’s ongoing panel review process is drawing to a close, with firms expecting to be told if they have scooped a UK panel place before the end of June.
The UK’ s water industry watchdog Ofwat has appointed former Ofgem legal director Elizabeth Hillman as its first general counsel following a management reshuffle.
Addleshaw Goddard, CMS Cameron McKenna, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Osborne Clarke have won the main spots on Scottish and Southern Energy’s (SSE) first formal panel.
Baker Botts has returned to advise Russian state-owned energy giant Rosneft after adding former a former Linklaters lawyer and Rosneft contact to its team.
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