Paul is a partner in and head of the firm's oil and gas team. He has worked in the oil and gas industry for over 17 years and has in-house, as well as private, practice experience. Prior to joining Bond Dickinson, Paul was senior legal counsel for six years with Hess Corporation and, prior to that, spent a period on secondment to Shell.
Paul specialises in the upstream sector in the UK and internationally dealing with all aspects of a project's lifecycle from exploration, through development, to the production and post-production phases. He also has significant sector focused corporate/asset acquisition and disposal experience, including farm-ins. Paul is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and the International Bar Association (IBA).