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Dentons
ONE FLEET PLACE
LONDON
EC4M 7WS
England

Work Department

Energy, Transport and Infrastructure

Position

Humphrey is an energy partner in Dentons’ London office with over 20 years’ experience throughout the energy value chain. He previously acted as General Counsel for a Middle Eastern state energy company.

Humphrey specializes in international acquisitions and disposals (both asset and corporate deals) and in oil, gas, conventional power and renewables. He also advises on energy joint ventures, restructuring, commercial contracts and regulation.

Memberships

  • Regional committee member of the Energy Institute
  • Europe and Africa committee member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

Education

  • Barrister, England and Wales, 1996
  • Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales, 2001

Lawyer Rankings

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

Dentons’ power practice leverages the firm’s huge international footprint to handle large cross-border energy mandates across Africa and the Middle East. The group has a significant track record of work covering project financing, energy transition and regulatory regimes. Practice head Charles July has over three decades of experience advising on renewable energy across EMEA, and has of late been advising on an offshore wind project in Morocco. Humphrey Douglas handles transactional matters, whilst global energy co-chair Christopher McGee-Osborne is a key name for large-scale power, electric, and oil and gas matters. Solar power specialist Lucille De Silva is another key contact, while Humphrey Douglas can draw on his experience as general counsel for a Middle Eastern state energy company. Senior associate Tom Guilfoyle works across emerging markets on project financings.

Dentons’ power practice leverages the firm’s huge international footprint to handle large cross-border energy mandates across Africa and the Middle East. The group has a significant track record of work covering project financing, energy transition and regulatory regimes. Practice head Charles July has over three decades of experience advising on renewable energy across EMEA, and has of late been advising on an offshore wind project in Morocco. Humphrey Douglas handles transactional matters, whilst global energy co-chair Christopher McGee-Osborne is a key name for large-scale power, electric, and oil and gas matters. Solar power specialist Lucille De Silva is another key contact, while Humphrey Douglas can draw on his experience as general counsel for a Middle Eastern state energy company. Senior associate Tom Guilfoyle works across emerging markets on project financings.

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

Dentons has ‘deep knowledge of the industry’ and a strong track record of handling complex international deals across Africa and Asia. The energy and infrastructure practice is led by Charles July in London and focuses on the full range of traditional oil and gas work, as well as energy transition matters, particularly in hydrogen. Charles Wood remains a key practitioner in the group and specialises in LNG and gas projects; he’s also the name for electricity market reform and regulation. Core areas of expertise for the team include project development, financings, and corporate transactions. Greg Hammond  is a ‘well-experienced trusted advisor’ and is recommend for transactional work in Latin America. Other key members include Humphrey Douglas and energy disputes lawyer Liz Tout.