Associated Firms

Dadgoo Law Firm 
Associated Firm (Iran)

DADGOO Law Firm (DLF) was established in 2003 by the University Professor and Oil and Gas Senior Legal Expert Dr Seyed N. Ebrahimi ( LLB, Tehran, LLM & PhD, Sheffield, UK) to render specific legal and contractual services related to the general industry with particular references to the energy and oil and gas projects. This Firm, utilizing the top qualified industry lawyers, aims to promote and manage the TEFCEL aspects of the sophisticated industry contracts, particularly those related to the upstream oil and gas projects. DLF mainly deals with the chain of legal and contractual activities existed in the difficult industry particularly upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum markets. As industry projects get into more risky, sophisticated, complicated and challengeable aspects, DLF creates more values and contributions to the concerned clients. SERVICES INCLUDE: TEFCEL Consultancy Services (i.e. Technical, Economic, Financial, Commercial, Contractual, Environmental and Legal), Contract Negotiation (e. Contract Negotiation and Contract Management), Contract Financial Settlement, Contract Close-Out & Quit Claim, Claims & Counter-Claims Management, Oil and Gas Arbitration. Address: Unit 10, 4th Floor, No. 16, Ghazaee Atiqh Alley, Vali-Asr Ave., Vali-Asr SQ, TEHRAN, IRAN - www.dadgoolawfirm.com

In 2012 Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of its foundation. A century of experience providing comprehensive legal solutions to national and international clients. Its practice is based on principles of ethics, quality and professionalism. Throughout this century, Basham has become a leading firm, adapted to market needs, reliable, solid and over the years it has weathered economic crises, social and political movements and other events, demonstrating its strength. Basham not only offers energy expertise across a broad spectrum of practice areas, but it is also one of the largest and most recognized law firms in Mexico having a specialized oil & gas practice area. Our experience has increased through the years and Basham is proud to currently handle several oil and gas projects, including advice on the design and financing of all phases of infrastructure, up to its completion, as required by applicable laws, such as liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) and liquefied petroleum gas (“LGP”) projects, secondary petrochemicals, pipelines, platforms, etc. Address: Paseo de los Tamarindos No. 400-A,Piso 9 Col. Bosques de las Lomas 05120, Mexico City, Mexico   - www.basham.com.mx

Basham Ringe y Correa, S.C.
Associated Firm (Mexico)

Founded in 1931, MORENO BALDIVIESO is currently considered Bolivia’s leading full size corporate and commercial law firm. With offices in the most important cities of the country; we cater our services to both domestic and foreign clients alike, with a local perspective and hands-on approach. Our team is comprised by a diverse group of carefully selected professionals from all over Bolivia and abroad. We count on members that are fluent in Spanish, English, French, German, Mandarin and Portuguese. Our lawyers are locally focused and internationally oriented; comprised by post graduate alumni from some of the most prestigious universities in the world; Harvard Law School (USA), Oxford University (UK), New York University (USA), Sloan School of Management MIT (USA), Yale School of Management (USA), Instituto de Empresa IE (Spain), Universidad de Comillas ICADE (Spain), Universidad de Salamanca (Spain) and Université Panthéon – Assas Paris II (France). EMBA Law Offices, works with professionals specialized in Oil, Gas and Energy. Our experience and multidisciplinary knowledge allows us to provide a complete legal assessment comprehending negotiations, drafting and analysis of contracts, incorporation of branches and new companies, partnerships, assessment and guidance in public procurement of oil services and other projects. Address: Capitán Ravelo 2366, La Paz, Bolivia - www.emba.com.bo 

Moreno Baldivieso 
Associated Firm (Bolivia)
PAGBAM 
Associated Firm (Argentina)

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen & Martínez de Hoz (h) (PAGBAM) is a full service law firm specialized in advising local and foreign companies and organizations. From our offices located in Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Neuquén (Argentina) and New York (USA) we provide coordinated legal advice and transactional capability to clients doing business in Argentina and Latin America. Since its foundation, clients seeking innovative solutions to their most complex legal and business issues have turned to us for our strategic thinking and high-level attention. Our competitive strengths come from our strong commitment to our clients and to ethical principles, a high degree of specialization and experience of our attorneys and the ability to work in integrated teams across different areas. PAGBAM has developed a significant expertise in numerous fields of law. This expertise is internationally recognized and it is reflected in our annual rankings and awards prepared by specialized publishing companies, which have been top-listing PAGBAM for more than twenty years now. For example, PAGBAM was the first Latin American law firm to be honored with the “Latin America Law Firm of the Year” award by Chambers and Partners. Address: Suipacha 1111, Piso 18, C1008AAW, Buenos Aires, Argentina  - http://www.pagbam.com.ar

Sefton Sefton Fross is a full-service law firm in Nigeria, with the know-how to meet clients’ commercial needs. We adopt an innovative and proactive approach to issues, and offer our clients hands-on advice that is both commercial and practical.  Our energy and natural resources practice provides energy and infrastructure companies a full range of services across the entire value chain. Since establishment the Firm has advised on the largest acquisitions in the energy and natural resources sector in Nigeria, including the US$2.6 Billion divestments by oil majors of interests in OML 29, and the ongoing divestment by NDPHC of Calabar, Benin and Alaoji power plants with a combined value of US$2.1 Billion. Our expertise is internationally recognized and Sefton Fross was awarded Energy Law Firm of the Year in 2014, and Oil & Gas Law Firm of the Year in 2015, by ESQ Legal Awards. Address: Block 11 Plot 24, Dr. S. Ezukuse Close,  Off Admiralty Road, Lekki Scheme 1, Lagos, Nigeria. www.seftonfross.com

Al Jad are regarded as one of the leading advisers in the energy industry in Lebanon and Iraq. Al Jad lawyers work across the full value chain, advising operators, joint-venturers and service companies on commercial, corporate and regulatory matters. Al Jad experience includes providing advice on energy transactions and ongoing project support including contentious issues. The firm also offers advice to government authorities, international organisation and non-governmental entities on good governance, anti-money laundering and transparency issues. Al Jad are directly present in Lebanon and Iraq, and they offer a gateway to legal services in other jurisdictions in the Middle East. Address: 701 GEMA centre, Dbayeh road (Babel area), Dbayeh, Lebanon - www.al-jad.com

Al-Jad
Associated Firm (Lebanon & Iraq)

Founded in 1934 and with 80 years of experience, Brigard & Urrutia is recognized as a leading law firm in Colombia and one of the most prestigious in Latin America. We are committed to our clients and we provide them with professional and specialized counseling. We have a multidisciplinary team of more than 140 attorneys in different practice areas of the Business Law. Our lawyers work within the most rigorous ethical principles and the highest standards to reach professional excellence. We also have a management team that is constantly innovating in finding solutions, following best practices in order to give our clients a very pleasant customer experience.  We are known for making a careful selection of the professionals working in our firm because we know that the trust that we get from our clients is very important for us. Therefore, we seek to maintain high standards in all areas of our counseling. Address: Calle 70A No. 4 - 41, Bogotá, Colombia    - www.bu.com.co

Brigard & Urrutia
Associated Firm (Colombia)
Vieira de Almeida 
Associated Firm (Angola & Mozambique)

Vieira de Almeida & Associados (VdA) is a leading Portuguese law firm with over 40 years of history. It has close to 400 professionals, of which 250 are fee earners. Outside Portugal it has affiliated offices in Angola, Mozambique, Gabon, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, São Tomé and Príncipe, Equatorial Guinea, Congo and Timor-Leste, which is the largest international network among Portuguese firms. Its knowledge and experience of Portuguese speaking Africa is second to none.VdA has very close ties to the oil & gas industry. Many of the world’s largest oil & gas firms call on VdA services for legal, commercial oriented advice in some of the most challenging jurisdictions in Africa and beyond. A roaster of other industry players, including many prominent service providers, are also among the list of VdA clients. VdA is the first port of call for the oil industry for legal services in Portugal and several jurisdictions covered by our international network. Address: Av. Duarte Pacheco 26, 1070-110 Lisboa, Portugal - www.vda.pt

GRATA International is an international law firm, founded on April 22, 1992. Today our clients have more than 200 professionals in 21 countries at their disposal. GRATA International is a global team representing different countries and nationalities, and which has legal advising experience in all areas of law. The "Natural Resources" Group is widely represented in Kazakhstan and the CIS by recognized experts in the specified field, possessing colossal experience and high competence. The "Natural Resources" team has a number of awards, among which:

• "The Legal Firm of the Year for Project Support in the Energy Sector, Kazakhstan 2013" (The acquisition International M & A Awards), "Team of the Year for Project Support in the field of natural resources, 2012", "The Team of the Year for Project Support in the Mining Industry, 2010", The "China Energy Awards 2009", "The Best Kazakhstani Law Firm of the Year, 2011" and many others. Address: 104, M. Ospanov Str., Almaty, 050020, Republic of Kazakhstan.

http://www.gratanet.com/en/about/overview

Grata International
Associated Firm (CIS)

White & Case is a global law firm with longstanding offices in the markets that matter today. Our on-the-ground experience, our cross-border integration and our depth of local, US and English-qualified lawyers help our clients work with confidence in any one market or across many. We guide our clients through difficult issues, bringing our insight and judgment to each situation. Our innovative approaches create original solutions to our clients’ most complex domestic and multi-jurisdictional deals and disputes. By thinking on behalf of our clients every day, we anticipate what they want, provide what they need and build lasting relationships. We do what it takes to help our clients achieve their ambitions. White & Case advises on virtually every area of law that affects cross-border business, and our knowledge, like our clients’ interests, transcends geographic boundaries. In the last 36 months, we have worked with clients from 103 countries on matters involving more than 147 countries - www.whitecase.com

 

 

 

 

White & Case
Associated Firm (International)

GRATA International is an international law firm, founded on April 22, 1992. Today our clients have more than 200 professionals in 21 countries at their disposal. GRATA International is a global team representing different countries and nationalities, and which has legal advising experience in all areas of law. The "Natural Resources" Group is widely represented in Kazakhstan and the CIS by recognized experts in the specified field, possessing colossal experience and high competence. The "Natural Resources" team has a number of awards, among which:

• "The Legal Firm of the Year for Project Support in the Energy Sector, Kazakhstan 2013" (The acquisition International M & A Awards), "Team of the Year for Project Support in the field of natural resources, 2012", "The Team of the Year for Project Support in the Mining Industry, 2010", The "China Energy Awards 2009", "The Best Kazakhstani Law Firm of the Year, 2011" and many others. Address: 104, M. Ospanov Str., Almaty, 050020, Republic of Kazakhstan.

http://www.gratanet.com/en/about/overview

Plesner is one of Denmark's leading law firm as regards energy and infrastructure. We advise on all strategic and legal aspects of energy and infrastructure. Our advice is based on detailed industry knowledge, and our team have been involved in the largest energy and infrastructure projects in Denmark. Our team advise clients on the drafting of contracts and other documents, for example in connection with transfers, financing and establishment of projects. In addition, we have served as a permanent sounding board in a large number of energy and infrastructure projects. We also advise clients on all relevant regulatory aspects and dispute resolution in courts and arbitration tribunals. Over the past decades, the team have played a role in the links across the Great Belt and Øresund and – most recently – Europe's largest infrastructure project known as the Fehmarn Belt fixed link, not to mention large-scale oil and gas projects in the North Sea. In addition, we have advised on alternative energy projects, particularly in the wind industry.

Address: Amerika Plads 37 DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø - https://www.plesner.com

Sefton Fross 
Associated Firm (Nigeria)
Plesner
Associated Firm (Denmark)
Plesner
Associated Firm (Denmark)
ShawbellConsulting
Associated Firm (Ghana)

Winner of three Oil and Gas Legal Consultancy awards in Ghana in 2015 and 2016, ShawbellConsulting was founded to capitalize on the combined record of accomplishment and expertise garnered by its people over more than five decades. We offer a full range of high-quality legal professional services to international investors that seek to enter or who are already doing business in Ghana. ShawbellConsulting has served petroleum sector entities such as Transocean, and other Global Corporations engaged in major transactions in oil and gas, mining and infrastructure. We also provide legal advisory, policy formulation and regulatory reform, governance, public-private partnerships and capacity building services to government agencies, and have negotiated, advised and produced many recommendations and opinions in these areas of specialty and more. Development Partners such as the World Bank, DFID, EU, DANIDA, UNDP, GIZ, USAID, CIDA and NGOs have also utilized the services of our firm. We are pleased of our success record and feel particularly honoured that our work has been consistently commended by the clients we serve. Address: DTD 76, Cantonments Post Office, Accra GHANA - http://www.shawbellconsulting.com