Emilie is a trainee solicitor in Vinson & Elkins RLLP's London office. During her training contract, Emilie has spent a five month seat in the Hong Kong office, working in the energy transactions and projects group. Emilie has also worked with the international dispute resolution team, which included assisting on international boundary delimitation disputes in the oil and gas sector.
Education and Professional Background
- BPP London: Legal Practice Course (Distinction) (2010)
- University of Exeter: Law LLB (2:1 Hons) (2008)
Vinson & Elkins
Vinson & Elkins is one of the largest international law firms and has been repeatedly ranked as the "World's leading energy law firm" (Euromoney 2005-2011). Founded in Houston in 1917, Vinson & Elkins currently has some 750+ lawyers around the world. V&E has a pre-eminent practice in all aspects of energy and natural resources work, and in project finance, infrastructure development, privatisations and mergers and acquisitions.
Established in London for 40 years, Vinson & Elkins was one of the first U.S. law firms to have an office in the United Kingdom. The London office was originally opened to service energy clients investing in North Sea oil and gas projects.
Work for all sectors of the international energy industry (power; upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas; lenders, sponsors and equity investors) remains at the heart of the firm's London operations.