Kimberley Wood

Kimberley Wood

Independent Director and Energy Lawyer, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Kimberley is an upstream energy lawyer based in London, focussing her practice on corporate and commercial transactions in the oil and gas sector.

Kimberley’s experience is across a broad range of transactions including share and asset acquisitions and disposals, farmins / farmouts, mergers, joint ventures and the buying and selling of royalties and production payments, throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. She also works with energy companies helping them navigate unfamiliar legal landscapes as part of new country entry transactions, and this work is enhanced by her experience drafting petroleum legislation in various African jurisdictions and drafting and negotiating host government contracts.

In Legal 500 EMEA, 2013, Kimberley was lauded as “garnering praise for her expertise in UKCS licences and joint ventures”. She has also been ranked as a “Super Lawyer” for Energy & Natural Resources in London Super Lawyers 2013; endorsed as a “leading Lawyer” in Projects, Energy, Oil & Gas (Upstream) and East Africa – IFLR 1000/s Sub-Saharan Africa Energy and Infrastructure Fund, 2013, and included as an expert in Energy and Natural Resources in the “Expert Guide” series, 2013, and Women in Business Law, 2014. She is also on the Steering Committee for the Women’s Oil Council.”

Kimberley joined the 2019 Awards of Excellence Judging Panel. The panel met to review, deliberate, discuss and shortlist the nominations received from our global network – you can view all of the winners here.

Find out more about the Awards of Excellence and the 2020 World Energy Capital Assembly

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