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Clyde & Co strengthens Marine and Oil & Gas team with key hire in Australia

  • Press Releases 21 janvier 2018 21 janvier 2018
  • Asie Pacifique

Global law firm Clyde & Co has appointed Barry Cameron as a Special Counsel in the Marine and Oil & Gas team.

Global law firm Clyde & Co has appointed Barry Cameron as a Special Counsel in the Marine and Oil & Gas team.

Barry has more than 20 years of in-house experience in the oil and gas sector, most of which has been amassed as Legal Counsel for Transocean, one of the world's largest offshore drilling companies.

Barry is currently practising from Clyde & Co’s office in Aberdeen, Scotland, but will shortly be relocating to Perth, Australia.

The global oil and gas market has been showing signs of a revival in recent months and Clyde & Co sees this as the right time to appoint someone of Barry's skill-set to take advantage of the changing market conditions. Barry has in-depth industry knowledge and has particular expertise in commercial matters; he will be assisting on oil and gas matters wherever they may arise globally.

Maurice Thompson, Partner and Head of Marine and Oil & Gas in Australia, says:

We are very pleased that Barry has chosen to join Clyde & Co in this next chapter of his career. He has an impressive track record in the oil and gas sector and we are sure our clients are going to benefit from his expertise.": Clyde & Co's Oil & Gas team is among the market leaders and the firm has an enviable and growing global platform. My commercial experience, and knowledge of the oil and gas markets, complements well their existing strengths, so I'm delighted to be joining." 

Barry comments:

Clyde & Co's Oil & Gas team is among the market leaders and the firm has an enviable and growing global platform. My commercial experience, and knowledge of the oil and gas markets, complements well their existing strengths, so I'm delighted to be joining."

The team has extensive experience in advising on high-profile, cross-border disputes and has acted on some of the most complex cases in the market. On the transactional side, the team has a strong track record of guiding oil and gas companies through every stage of their development, from acquiring assets in challenging markets to getting funding from capital markets. 

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