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Energy, Transport and Infrastructure


Charles specializes in LNG and gas projects and sales, downstream gas and electricity market reform and regulation, and energy and natural resources projects.
He is a partner in the Firm’s Energy, Transport and Infrastructure practice.

His clients include:

  • for market reform and regulation – governments, energy regulators, gas and electricity utilities, and energy trading companies (in the UK and overseas);
  • for LNG and other energy projects – international and national oil companies (IOCs and NOCs), LNG terminal operators, project sponsors, and governments, in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.


  • College of Law, 1978, LPC,
  • University College Oxford, 1976, BA
  • University College Oxford, MA, Psychology, Philosophy and Physiology (PPP)

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Hall of Fame)

Charles WoodDentons

Dentons has ‘a demonstrable wealth of experience in the sector, which is impressive in nature and reassuring to those with whom they are dealing’. The team is active in a range of areas relating to the oil and gas industry, including development, regulatory, commercial, corporate, disputes and financing work. Humphrey Douglas heads the team and has considerable experience of international transactions, while Charles Wood is experienced in the design of new commercial and regulatory frameworks for market reform and large energy projects both domestically and globally. Colm Ó hUiginn joined from Shearman & Sterling LLP in March 2022. Alistair Black left for Norton Rose Fulbright in September 2021 and Christopher Thomson left for Squire Patton Boggs in March 2022.