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Wikborg Rein
30 Cannon Street

Work Department

Shipping Offshore


Renaud Barbier Emery is a Partner in Wikborg Rein’s London office and is part the Shipping & Offshore group.

Renaud’s practice focuses on the development and finance of offshore energy projects (specifically those involving FSRU, FLNG and offshore drilling assets), and acquisitions and divestitures in the offshore energy sector. He also has expertise in dispute resolution (in particular in connection with acquisitions and divestitures, joint venture matters and construction projects) and regulatory matters (specifically in connection with offshore decommissioning and the demolition and recycling of vessels, drilling units and other offshore assets).


2018 –  Partner, Wikborg Rein, London.
2005 – 2018:  Partner, Ince & Co, London.
1997 – 2005:  Trainee/Assistant Solicitor, Ince & Co, London.
1996 – 1997:  Consultant, Advani & Co., Barristers-at-Law, Bombay, India.




University of Oxford (St. Catherine’s College). Magister Juris (M.Jur.).
Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II). Maîtrise de droit des affaires.

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.