Our highly regarded oil and gas team combines extensive sector knowledge with exceptional M&A, capital markets, finance, share incentives, projects, lititgation and regulatory expertise to deliver an integrated service to our clients.
Active at every stage of the asset and corporate life cycle, our team has an enviable track record of major domestic and international upstream transactions. Whether on farm-outs/-ins, equity and synthetic equity financings, borrowing-base and project finance facilities, procurement, offtake and sales agreements or upstream M&A, our clients trust our extensive experience and industry knowledge to deliver for them.
What you need to know about MER UK
The strategy for Maximising Economic Recovery of the UK Continental Shelf (MER UK) places a positive obligation for greater collaboration and co-operation amongst the players in the oil and gas industry.You can learn more about collaborating within the remits of UK and EU competition law through our inter-active quick reference guide.
Shepherd and Wedderburn's lawyers are "on a par with any Magic Circle firm". – Legal 500, Oil and Gas
Shepherd and Wedderburn is "extremely responsive" and attracts praise for its "excellent technical expertise and commercial awareness". – Legal 500, Oil and Gas
Watch our videos
MER UK: The dividing line between collaboration and competition
Gordon Downie and Aiste Slezeviciute cover the role of competition law and considerations for the industry. In particular, they comment on the recent publication by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) on Competition and Collaboration, which sets out its position on competition law.Click here to watch