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Addleshaw Goddard

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Addleshaw Goddard

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Over 20 years’ experience of advising on public and private M&A, capital markets, joint ventures, complex reorganisations and private equity and investment transactions across a number of sectors. He has particular expertise in the energy and natural resources sectors, including in transactions involving Africa. Recent experience includes advising SSE on the sale of a 25% interest in Beatrice Offshore Windfarm and related joint venture arrangments, advising Seven Energy on various acquisitions and fundraisings, including the US$255m equity investment in it by IFC, the IFC ALAC Fund and Temasek, advising Cairn Energy on its recommended takeover of Nautical Petroleum, and advising Xylem Inc on various M&A transactions.


Qualified 1994, trained Linklaters. Linklaters 1992-2003; Shearman & Sterling 2003-07; Shepherd and Wedderburn 2007-13; Addleshaw Goddard 2013.


University College London (LLB).

London: Corporate and commercial

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

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

The team at¬†Addleshaw Goddard¬†is ‚Äėvery knowledgeable and pragmatic‚Äô, with ‚Äėa good overall level of service and a wide range of capabilities‚Äô.¬†Andrew Rosling¬†heads the M&A practice as well as the firm‚Äôs retail and consumer group. The firm remains active in the energy space;¬†Angus Rollo¬†handled BP‚Äôs acquisition of a minority stake in Lightsource Renewable Energy Investments for $200m and¬†Guy Winter¬†advised Harmony Energy Storage on a joint venture arrangement with investor Long Harbour.¬†Charles Penney¬†is recommended also recommended alongside the¬†‚Äėinsightful creative and hardworking‚Äô¬†Graham Cross,¬†and¬†Ben Koehne, who¬†¬†is ‚Äėkeen to work alongside clients to ensure that work is delivered most efficiently‚Äô.¬†Andrew Carpenter¬†departed in September 2017 to join¬†DWF, while¬†Tim Field¬†left in November 2017 to join¬†Mishcon de Reya LLP¬†¬†.

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

The multi-disciplinary oil and gas offering at Addleshaw Goddard advises a wide array of domestic and international clients on downstream, midstream and upstream matters from its London, Leeds and Manchester offices. Angus Rollo and Guy Winter are the names to note in the London office; they have substantial experience handling corporate transactions in the sector such as BP's sale of its Belfast fuel terminal to Puma Energy. Gary Sector is rated for shale gas, coal bed methane or underground coal gasification projects. Corporate expert Anna Nerush is also recommended.

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Power (including electricity and renewables)

Within: Power (including electricity and renewables)

At Addleshaw Goddard , the 'partner-led, very responsive and professional' power offering lets its 'in-depth knowledge of the sector drive its counsel'. Independent developer Harmony Energy Storage appointed a team led by the 'technically excellent' practice co-head Guy Winter to oversee its joint venture arrangement with investor Long Harbour for the procurement and operation of three separate electric energy storage facilities in England. Rob Thompson 'sets high standards technically' while Leeds-based practice co-head Richard Goodfellow 's 'experience provides valuable perspective'; the pair recently acted for an industrial client in the development of a new merchant energy-from-waste plant Australia. Also notable in Leeds is Paul Dight who has been assisting a major utility distributor with the regulatory issues arising from a procurement contract for IT services, while Angus Rollo handled BP's acquisition of a minor equity stake in Lightsource from the London office. On the contentious front, John Emerton specialises in litigation and represents clients such as SSE, Engie and Yorkshire Water.

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