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Ince & Co

ALDGATE TOWER, 2 LEMAN STREET, LONDON, E1 8QN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7481 0010
Fax:
Fax 020 7481 4968
DX:
1070 LONDON CITY EC3
Web:
www.incelaw.com

Phillippa Hook

Tel:
Work +44 (0) 20 7481 0010
Email:
Ince & Co

Work Department

Commercial Disputes, Energy

Position

Partner

Career

Phillippa's practice focuses on contractual advice and dispute resolution in the offshore oil & gas industry, in particular involving drilling contractors, offshore construction, and drilling ancillary services. 

She is experienced at handling high-value, complex matters both in the English courts and in arbitration proceedings, as well as assisting in other jurisdictions. She integrates a keen understanding of technical issues and commercial considerations with legal advice and strategy.

Education

LLB, College of Law, 2007
MA Classics (Cantab), Girton College, Cambridge University, 2005


London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

The 'very attentive' contractor-focused oil and gas lawyers at Ince & Co 'have an outstanding knowledge base of the industry and react quickly as the matters develop'. In recent highlights, the practice handled the sale and leaseback of an LNG carrier to Chinese state-owned shipping company COSCO on behalf of Golar, and Jonathan Goldfarb - assisted by Mona Patel and Stephen Jarvis  - provided cross-border counsel to longstanding Gaslog with regards to an SPA to acquire 20% shareholding in Gastrade. On the contentious front Chris Kidd continues to lead the advice to a drilling contractor in connection with a claim against a shipyard arising from the severely delayed construction of a deep water drilling rig due to the shipyward's alleged failure to deliver the vessel on time. Simon Hems heads the practice and is also a key name to note alongside Renaud Barbier-Emery and Matthew Stratton . Clients also recommend 'remarkably driven and experienced' managing associate Phillippa Hook who 'ascertains the real issues quickly providing innovative but sound solutions instantaneously'. Jeremy Farr , Clare Kempkens and Charles Lockwood joined K&L Gates LLP .

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