International Business House

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COURSE: International Oil and Gas Contracts

24 - 28 August 2020, London, UK


He was a partner in the London office of global law firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius and a consultant to another international firm, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, specializing in corporate, commercial and natural resource law. He founded and managed legal practice on behalf of a joint venture between law firms Dewey Ballantine and Theodore Goddard in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.

And also practiced as an adviser in general for a lawyer and partner of a merchant bank (Babcock & Brown Limited). He has a group of legal issues that were discussed and that he was responsible for the law. At Guinness/Diageo he assumed worldwide functional responsibility for the management of all legal affairs, trademark and other intellectual property administration and protection within the Diageo Group across 202 jurisdictions, coordinating a staff of 119 people spread through 15 offices across the world.
He has advised on exploration, development, production, supply and sales activities in the oil, gas and minerals sectors; gas, coal and alternative source electrical power generation projects; gas pipeline and other natural resources sector related infrastructure projects.
He has also been actively involved in joint ventures, joint operating agreements, strategic alliances, licensing arrangements, farm-in and farm-out agreements, off-take and lifting agreements, royalty agreements, abandonment agreements, service agreements, transport agreements, the acquisition, disposal and financing of interests in the natural resource sector, and natural resource assets, and in capital raising activities and direct foreign investment in the natural resources sector.

Course Instructor is a member of the faculty at the Centre for Petroleum and Mineral Law Studies at the University of Dundee.  Globally, he has presented numerous papers and conducted workshops in the fields of natural resources law, joint ventures and joint operating agreement, negotiation skills and managing in-house legal functions.  His academic interests lie in the intersection of law and business, where he has concentrated on joint ventures/joint operating agreements and negotiation.

He is a member of the Australian Mining and Petroleum Law Association, Energy Law Association Inc. (New Zealand), International Bar Association Section on Energy and Natural Resources Law, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, and United Kingdom Oil Lawyers Group.


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