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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Jason Lovell

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Jason is a partner in our corporate group and a member of our firm wide energy and natural resources group.  He has an international corporate practice with a particular focus on the energy sector.

His experience extends through the full length of the energy chain, including traditional oil and gas transactions, renewables and coal bed methane.

Jason's recent experience includes the provision of advice relating to the acquisition and disposal of upstream exploration and production assets in the North Sea; the divestiture and restructuring of offshore wind farm interests; the relationship between the developers of offshore wind farms and petroleum licensees; and the development of bio-methane projects.

During the early part of 2011 Jason was on client secondment within the Centrica British Gas legal team.

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London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£250m

Within: M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£250m

Commended for its ‚Äėexcellent response times, industry knowledge and strength in depth‚Äô,¬†Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP¬†'s¬†M&A offering is headed by¬†Richard Moulton. Moulton also chairs the firm‚Äôs international private equity group, and is strong for healthcare and TMT matters. The ‚Äėcalm, collected and patient‚Äô¬†Stephen Nash¬†heads the firm‚Äôs public company takeover group, and has been advising Altrad Investment Authority on its successful ¬£330m cash offer for Cape. Nash is also a member of the firm‚Äôs TMT sector group, and acted for Teledyne Technologies on its ¬£620m acquisition of e2v technologies by a court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement.¬†Robin Johnson¬†co-chairs the firm‚Äôs cross-border M&A team and is one of the leaders of the firm‚Äôs diversified industrial sector group. Johnson‚Äôs highlights included acting for G4S on the sale of its Peruvian subsidiary company to Prosegur Compania de Seguridad for ¬£11.8m and acting for Fiserv on the acquisition of Dovetail Group. Energy sector transactions are also significant for the practice, with¬†Jason Lovell¬†and senior associate¬†Andy Lord¬†handling CGN Europe‚Äôs acquisition of 14 onshore wind-farms, with an enterprise value in excess of ‚ā¨500m. Other clients of note include Capita, National Grid and Uberior Equity. Alex Hand joined¬†Boeing and Richard Lewis¬†left to head the in-house corporate team at KPMG.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Power (including electricity and renewables)

Within: Power (including electricity and renewables)

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP provides 'strong support in the specialist area of procurement and real estate', according to one client. In recent highlights, CGN Europe - a subsidiary of a Chinese state-owned utility - instructed a team led by Jason Lovell to oversee its acquisition of onshore wind assets in Ireland, and the group is currently leading the advice to National Grid on a complex business separation and subsequent sale proceedings. Cardiff-based  Iwan Walters assisted EDF with the disposal of five onshore wind assets to Greencoat UK Wind, and Birmingham's David Jones is currently intervening in the EPC contract negotiation ownership, EPC and cabling arrangements with regards to a major interconnector project between the UK and mainland Europe. The team's construction and engineering arm was recently bolstered by the arrival of Richard Streeter from CMS and the corporate offering benefited from James Vernon 's hire from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Michelle T Davies heads the firm's clean energy practice and co-heads the team with Robert Pitcher who spearheads the international infrastructure and energy outfit.

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