Firm Managing Partner: Gregory M Bopp
Managing Partner (London): Jason J Fox
Number of partners: 12
Number of other fee-earners: 14
International Offices: Austin, Dallas, Dubai, Hartford, Houston, New York, San Antonio, Seattle, Washington DC
Bracewell LLP is a leading law and government relations firm. The firm's knowledge of the commercial, legal and governmental challenges faced by clients across industries enables them to provide innovative solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Bracewell (UK) LLP’s London office has established a unique position in the London legal market. It is the only London office of an international law firm that is dedicated exclusively to the energy industry.
Bracewell’s London team focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, finance and project development transactions, and disputes in the oil, gas and power sectors. At the hub of the firm’s European and emerging markets practice, Bracewell represents many of the world’s leading energy companies on global projects and has assisted multinational companies, banks and government on projects on practically every continent.
Oil & Gas: Bracewell advises on all segments of the sector, from upstream exploration and production, to midstream pipelines, transportation and storage, including LNG and downstream refining and marketing. The firm also provides advice on complex and large-scale petrochemical projects.
Power: Bracewell has acted on some of the world’s largest and most innovative conventional power projects. The firm’s experience also comprises deep knowledge of the renewable sector, including solar, wind, hydro and thermal. Bracewell’s representations include M&A, project development and financing, and conventional and non-conventional power disputes.
Finance: Lenders, underwriters, issuers and borrowers turn to Bracewell’s finance team for the firm’s extensive capabilities to assist with high-level and complex financing deals. Bracewell advises sponsors and lenders in financings of all forms, including corporate loans, capital market debt, first and second lien financing, project financing, and restructurings and workouts.
Transactional & International Energy Disputes: Bracewell handles matters spanning the full energy spectrum. The firm’s capabilities span from the wellhead to market, in emerging and developed markets, on new country entries, asset acquisitions, project developments, farm-ins, corporate M&A, project financings and upstream financings. Bracewell’s act for (and opposite) development finance institutions and export credit agencies.
Representative clients include Apache Corporation, BG Group plc, BNP Paribas, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Genel Energy, Hunt Oil, Impact Oil and Gas Ltd, lNG, Macquarie Bank, Sasol, Scotiabank, Seplat, Seven Energy, Société Générale, Standard Bank and Standard Chartered Bank.