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Provided by John Gilbert

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Mr. Gilbert resolves disputes in the energy sector through litigation, arbitration, expert determination and mediation. He advises on a broad range of disputes related to oil and gas exploration and production, the construction and operation of pipelines, and the downstream sector.

Mr. Gilbert has particular experience representing clients locked in disputes over gas sales agreements, including price reviews and on the operation of take-or-pay provisions. In addition, he advises on disputes relating to power generation, both conventional and renewables. Mr. Gilbert has also represented clients on issues related to business and human rights and on conducting incident investigations.

Career

Prior to joining Bracewell, Mr. Gilbert served as in-house counsel in the dispute resolution team of an oil and gas supermajor.

Professional Memberships

Accredited Mediator; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Association of International Petroleum Negotiators; IBA UK Energy Lawyers Group.

Personal

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales; Nottingham Law School, LPC, 1998; University of Cambridge, England, B.A., 1997, honours

Chambers Review

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Energy & Natural Resources: Disputes - UK-wide
3
Band 3

John Gilbert is respected for his adroit handling of contentious oil and gas matters, including disputes pertaining to payment issues and joint venture operations. He is also noted for his expertise in claims concerning renewable energy assets.

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