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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
TOWER 42, LEVEL 23
25 OLD BROAD STREET
LONDON
EC2N 1HQ
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Energy; Projects; Corporate; M&A; Environment & Natural Resources; Finance; Middle East

Position

Pillsbury partner Gavin Watson advises clients on cross-border corporate and commercial transactions, specializing in the energy sector, as well as the development and financing of energy and infrastructure projects worldwide.  

Gavin’s practice focuses on oil & gas, LNG, refinery, petrochemical and related projects. Having advised sovereigns, governments, owners, developers, investors, financiers and export credit agencies, his experience spans Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Career

 

Languages

French

Education

Law Society Finals, The College of Law, London; LL.M. (Hons), Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge; LL.B. (Hons), The University of Manchester

Lawyer Rankings

London > Industry focus > Emerging markets

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP operates in emerging markets from China and the Asia Pacific Region, the Indian sub-continent, through to Russia and the CIS states, the Middle East and Africa. It handles lender-side for financial institutions, as well as acting for sponsors and borrowers on debt and equity financing, M&A, outward/inward investment, the sale and purchase of non-performing loan portfolios, strategic investment and ancillary services. Head of corporate James Campbell is head of the firm-wide Africa practice, and he advises a broad range of clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies and international governments. Key partner Osama Abu-Dehays represents broadcasters, football leagues, telecom companies and technology providers across the Middle East and North Africa. Matthew Oresman leads the international public policy practice, advising governments, political leaders, businesses and NGOs. Corporate partner Gavin Watson specialises in deals in the energy and sustainable finance sectors, particularly oil and gas, LNG, refinery and petrochemical projects.