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Matthew Brown is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Brown's practice focuses on representing sponsors, lenders and governments in all aspects of project development and project finance, particularly in the energy sector (including oil and gas, LNG and power generation related matters). He is also a member of the firm’s Africa, India, Oil & Gas, Power, Mining & Metals and Islamic Finance Practices.

London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

Latham & Watkins is noted for the 'remarkable strength of its team' jointly spearheaded by Simon Tysoe and Craig Nethercott , especially in the private equity and cross-border M&A space. Buckeye appointed the group to handle its acquisition of a 50% stake in independent global marine terminal business VTTI, and Tysoe oversaw Uniper's sale of 25% stake in the Yuzhno-Russkoye gas field to OMV. On the financing side, Matthew Brown represented the borrowers and sponsors in the financing of the Penco Lirquén offshore LNG terminal and a connected gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Chile, and Clement Fondufe teamed up with Tysoe to advise Assala Energy - a Carlyle portfolio company - on the reserve-based lending facility for the acquisition of oil production assets in Gabon. Sophie Lamb successfully obtained the dismissal of two group claims against client Shell brought by thousands of residents in the Niger Delta on the grounds of alleged environmental pollution and human rights violations. Other key clients include ExxonMobil, Chevron and Anadarko.

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