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Vinson & Elkins RLLP

20 FENCHURCH STREET, 24TH FLOOR, LONDON, EC3M 3BY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7065 6000
Fax:
Fax 020 7065 6001
Web:
www.velaw.com
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Andrew Nealon

Tel:
Work +44.20.7065.6025
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Vinson & Elkins LLP

Work Department

Energy Transactions & Projects

Position

Partner

Career

Andrew advises on project development and finance, primarily in the energy and infrastructure sectors. He has extensive experience in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts.

Education

Monash University, LL.B., 2001
Monash University, B.E. (Hons), 1997
Admitted to practice: Solicitor, England and Wales; Victoria, Australia


London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Oil and gas

Within: Oil and gas

The 'responsive, accessible and thoroughly trustworthy' oil and gas offering at Vinson & Elkins RLLP is described as 'first class' by one client. The team is 'very attentive to the needs and urgencies of the matters clients approach them with' and spearheaded by Alex Msimang who 'is a to-the-point adviser and always available'. In recent highlights, associate Nadine Amr supported Msimang to handle Statoil's $2.5bn acquisition of a 66% interest and operational capacity in the offshore Carcara field from Petrobas, and Shaun Lascelles teamed up with counsel Simon Rootsey to oversee Vitol's sale of a 50% stake in the VTTI group to Buckeye Partners for $1.15bn. Key names on the projects side include construction specialist Andrew Nealon and finance expert Nabil Khodadad who are currently assisting SOCAR with its proposed development of a gas processing plant and petrochemical facility in Azerbaijan. On the contentious side, James Loftis is representing ExxonMobil in annulment arbitration proceedings brought by Argentina with regards to an award against it on the grounds of its violation of the US-Argentina bilateral treaty agreement.

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London: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

Nick Henchie  leads the team at Vinson & Elkins LLP, which focuses on international arbitration and dispute resolution in the construction and engineering sectors. The team continues to represent the Panama Canal Authority on its $4bn dispute concerning the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Andrew Nealon specialises in project development and finance, primarily in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

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