This 3-day In-house programme from Falconbury has been designed to take an in-depth look at disputes that arise in oil and gas contracts and how they can be managed and resolved in the most cost-effective and efficient manner. The programme is designed to be highly practical and includes hands-on workshop sessions and a mock dispute demonstration.
This new 3-day In-house seminar from Falconbury has been designed to take an in-depth look at disputes that arise in oil and gas contracts and how they can be managed and resolved in the most cost-effective and efficient manner. The programme is designed to be highly practical and includes hands-on workshop sessions and a mock dispute demonstration.
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SESSION 1: UPSTREAM – EXPLORATION/EXTRACTION
Shai Wade, Partner, Reed Smith, LondonInternational investment law claims
Shai WadePreparing for the commencement of a dispute
Paul Dillon, Partner, Reed Smith, London
WORKSHOPDrafting an arbitration notice/ reply
WORKSHOPNegotiation skills – Dispute prevention/ early resolution
SESSION 2: MIDSTREAM – PIPELINES/REFINERY/STORAGEBackground and introduction to the midstream oil and gas sector
Peter Cassidy, Partner, Reed Smith, LondonTypical disputes in midstream projects
Peter CassidyArbitral procedure part I – What to expect leading up to the hearing
Paul DillonArbitral procedure part II – Discovery
Shai WadeUsing experts – Drafting instructions
Gordon Bell, Partner, Reed Smith, LondonWORKSHOP Discovery and discovery disputes
Gordon Bell and Shai WadeThe relationship between in-house counsel and outside counsel during an arbitration
Siân Fellows, Partner, Reed Smith, London
SESSION 3: DOWNSTREAM – SUPPLY AND TRADINGBackground and introduction to the downstream oil and gas sector
Kyri Evagora, Partner, Reed Smith, London And Paul DillonTypical disputes in downstream contracts
Paul DillonCosts and length of arbitration – How to minimize the pain
Shai WadeArbitral procedure part III – Interim measures and evidentiary hearing
Suzanne Bainbridge, Partner, Reed Smith, London
Mock dispute session
This demonstration will be based on a dispute arising from an upstream contract and illustrating the knock-on effects through mid-stream to down-stream
Lawyers from Reed Smith, LondonThe arbitration award: What to expect and how to enforce
Lisa Mason, Associate, Reed Smith, London
Suzanne Bainbridge is a Partner in the Shipping and Energy, Trade and Commodities group of Reed Smith LLP. She qualified in 1995 and worked for an international shipping firm in London for several years before moving to their Singapore office for three years.
Gordon Bell specialises in international disputes (particularly arbitration) and joined Reed Smith as a Partner in 2010. Gordon has represented a number of international clients in disputes in Europe, Middle East and Asia. Much of Gordon’s work is infrastructure or energy based and Gordon has significant experience of defence and military projects, other contractual claims.
Peter Cassidy is a Partner at Reed Smith LLP. He specialises in engineering and represents international oil and gas and petrochemical contractors on major international projects such as oil and gas platforms, FPSOs, LNG and methane plants and sub-sea development around the world and the decommissioning of a nuclear plant in Lithuania and FGD plants in the UK. Peter represents clients as Counsel throughout the dispute resolution process, whether in court, arbitration or using ADR techniques.
Paul Dillon is a Partner at Reed Smith LLP. He has extensive expertise and experience in the practice areas of litigation, international arbitration, expert determination and mediation. He has spent most of his career working for the downstream side of the energy sector, but his caseload now also includes commodity-based arbitrations.
Kyri Evagora is a Partner at Reed Smith LLP. He specialises in advising companies that trade, finance and transport commodities. His experience covers the related disciplines of trading, sale of goods, trade finance, shipping and insurance. Kyri’s recent experience includes handling complex, multijurisdictional litigation arising out of trade financing, international trading and commodity derivatives transactions. He regularly advises in relation to trade arbitrations and is on hand to support clients in the energy and natural resources industry in relation to their legal problems.
Siân Fellows is a Partner at Reed Smith LLP. She has wide experience of dispute resolution in shipping and international trade including arbitration before trade associations, maritime arbitration and proceedings before the Commercial Court. Recently, Siân spent almost two years in a senior in-house position with Shell International Trading & Shipping Co Ltd (‘STASCO’). Whilst at STASCO, Siân was the legal focal point for the Environmental Products Trading Business, with particular focus on carbon emissions trading and origination including the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, Clean Development Mechanism projects, Joint Implementation projects and other emissions trading schemes.
Lisa Mason is an Associate at Reed Smith LLP and has extensive national and international dispute resolution experience including mediation, arbitration and litigation. In the last few years her practice has focused on international arbitration involving commodities, with particular experience in non-ferrous metals.
Shai Wade is a Partner at Reed Smith LLP. He specialises in international arbitration, investment arbitration and international law. He is an expert in the fields of oil and gas, energy, engineering and joint-venture and corporate disputes. Shai has extensive experience of the major arbitration institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICSID and the arbitration rules of various trade associations.
This course qualifies for the following CPD programmes: