Sonia Love > Brodies LLP > Aberdeen, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
AB10 6SD
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Work Department

Oil and gas, corporate.


Partner in the oil & gas team at Brodies, with more than 19 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector, working both in private practice and in-house for major E&P companies. Sonia has experience of working both on UKCS matters and internationally, including Romania, Gabon, Cote d’Ivoire and Egypt.



Trained Burnside Advocates, qualified 1995; Total E&P UK Limited 1995-2000; Conoco (UK) Limited 2000-01; Talisman Energy (UK) Limited 2001-03; Stronachs LLP 2005-12; Brodies LLP 2012 to date.


Law Society of Scotland; Law Society of England. Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.


Inverurie Academy, University of Glasgow, (LLB Hons 1992); University of Aberdeen (1993 DipLP).


Skiing, yoga, swimming, theatre, cinema.

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

Sonia LoveBrodies LLP

Brodies LLP has a strong track record in transformational M&A in the oil and gas sector. It also advises clients on field developments, transportation arrangements and decommissioning. Clare Munro, who leads the team, has over 20 years of experience. Greg May is well regarded for his drilling sector knowledge, while Sonia Love is noted for her FPSO field developments expertise. Rhona McFarlane is renowned for her experience of complex decommissioning matters.