Marc Hammerson > Stephenson Harwood > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Stephenson Harwood
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Marc brings more than 24 years’ experience advising clients in the energy sector, specialising in upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas, including LNG and pipelines/infrastructure projects and power generation.

He has extensive experience advising energy majors and independent energy companies and particular expertise in Africa and the Middle East.

Lawyer Rankings

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

The transactional and disputes lawyers at Stephenson Harwood have a strong focus on sub-Saharan African oil and gas mandates, ranging from advising on investments, sales, storage, delivery and long-term contracts to litigation. On the transactional side, the team is particularly active in private and public M&A and fundraising. The client roster consists mainly of independent E&P companies. Marc Hammerson recently re-joined the firm from Akin Gump LLP .

London > Corporate and commercial > M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m

Stephenson Harwood‘s corporate M&A team is noted for its capability to advise clients across a range of sectors. These include healthcare and life sciences, corporate real estate, in which the firm has advised US and European clients, and insurance and  financial services, in which the team has acted for continental European clients. The firm uses its network of international offices in conjunction with cross-border alliances to facilitate multi-jurisdictional work, spearheaded by lawyers’ expertise in those markets. Practice head Duncan Stiles is recommended for his experience working with US clients, while Andrew Edge heads the corporate department, and is experienced across the whole range of corporate transactions, including public and private M&A and equity fundraisings. The firm re-hired former partner  Marc Hammerson from Akin Gump LLP . Hammerson primarily handles M&A transactions in the energy and infrastructure sector.