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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

107 CHEAPSIDE, LONDON, EC2V 6DN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7862 4600
DX:
557 LONDON/CITY
Email:
Web:
www.orrick.com

Joanna Kay

Tel:
Work +44 20 7862 4714
Email:
Web:
www.orrick.com/People/1/E/9/Joanna-Kay
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Work Department

Energy & Infrastructure

Position

Of Counsel

Career

Joanna Kay specialises in international oil and gas transactions including upstream operations, project development, mergers and acquisitions and gas and LNG trading and storage arrangements. Joanna advises clients on a wide range of upstream and midstream oil and gas agreements including concessions, AMIs, farm-ins and SPAs, royalties, operating and unitisation agreements, service and drilling contracts as well as transportation and sales agreements. Joanna has worked in house as well as in private practice, including at Tullow Oil plc where she focused on upstream development projects and frontier exploration opportunities in Africa, Europe and the North Atlantic region.

Languages

English

Member

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
UK Energy Lawyers' Group, IBA

Education

College of Law, L.P.C., 2005, Distinction
BPP Law School, Post Graduate Diploma in Law , 2003, Commendation
Cambridge University, M.A., 2002, Honours


London: Finance

Derivatives (including commodities)

Within: Next Generation Partners

Joanna Kay - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

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London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Oil and gas

Within: Rising stars

Joanna Kay - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

Within: Oil and gas

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP's London-based energy and infrastructure team has recently made several significant hires, including private equity specialist Paul Doris from Watson Farley & Williams LLP and international arbitration expert Mark Beeley from Vinson & Elkins RLLP; practice head James Atkin also joined the firm's Tokyo office in 2018 before relocating to London in 2019. The firm has also added some notable new clients, such as ExxonMobil and BW Offshore, to its already diverse roster. Other key contacts in the team are of counsel Joanna Kay, who specialises in international transactions, and senior associate Rebecca Downes. Matthew Williams departed to Fieldfisher and Peter Roberts retired from the profession.

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