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Wikborg Rein
30 Cannon Street
EC4M 6XH
England
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Work Department

Shipping Offshore

Position

Jonathan Goldfarb is a Partner at Wikborg Rein’s London office and is part the Shipping Offshore group.

Goldfarb’s practice focuses on the development and finance of offshore energy projects, with a specialist focus on the LNG sector. He advises on project tendering, vessel construction, EPCIC, financing, sale and purchase and leasing arrangements in respect of FSRUs, LNGCs, FLNG, FPSOs/FSOs, drilling units and drillships. He acts for some of the leading vessel owners and energy contractors, and handles a wide variety of projects in the oil and gas sectors. Goldfarb has been particularly active on Floating Storage and Regasification (FSRU) projects in the LNG sector, advising on projects in Indonesia, India, Brazil, Dubai, Jordan and Jamaica amongst many others, as well as being at the forefront of the FLNG sector, having advised on one of the first floating liquefaction projects to be successfully implemented, in Cameroon.

Career

2018:  Partner, Wikborg Rein LLP 
2008 – 2018:  Partner, Ince & Co 
2001 – 2008:  Associate, Ince & Co 
1999 – 2001:  Trainee, Ince & Co

Education

1997-1998
College of Law, London – LPC
1996-1997
Manchester Metropolitan University, CPE
1993-1996
University of Manchester, Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Lawyer Rankings

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Oil and gas

Wikborg Rein offers clients ‘excellent insights’ into a wide array of international oil and gas matters, including in relation to offshore drilling. It particularly distinguishes itself in the LNG sector, where its team adeptly covers all facets of the value chain, such as finance, project tendering and EPCIC. Jonathan Goldfarb jointly leads the team with Renaud Barbier-Emery, who is a specialist in offshore energy projects. Special counsel Matt Berry joined the firm from Ince.