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Leading Oil and Gas Lawyer John Conlin to Join the London Office of Andrews Kurth

Firm continues to expand its London office

LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrews Kurth is pleased to announce that John Conlin, a prominent upstream oil and gas transactional lawyer, will join the firm's London office as a partner.

Conlin represents energy clients, in the UK and internationally, in cross-border upstream oil and gas mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and related projects. His work has included advising clients on major upstream acquisitions and divestments and other E&P matters in Europe, Central Asia, Africa and throughout the Middle East.

Conlin will join Andrews Kurth from Norton Rose Fulbright, where he was a partner and co-chaired the firm's international oil and gas business group. Before entering private practice, Conlin spent five years with the independent oil and gas group Perenco as Assistant General Counsel.

"Our London office is rapidly becoming an oil and gas powerhouse," said Bob Jewell, firm managing partner. "As the need for energy development grows globally, then so does the need for sophisticated, focused and commercially expedient legal expertise to structure deals and make them happen. John is the perfect addition for that growing segment of our work."

Peter Roberts, managing partner of the London office, said Conlin's expertise further adds to the London office's offering to international energy clients.

"John has significant expertise handling major upstream transactions and projects across the globe," Roberts said. "He's a great catch and we're excited about working together as a team on a broad range of transactions and projects."

About Andrews Kurth
Since 1902, Andrews Kurth has built its practice on the belief that "straight talk is good business." Real answers, clear vision and mutual respect define the firm's relationships with clients, colleagues, communities and employees. With more than 400 lawyers across 10 offices worldwide, Andrews Kurth represents a wide array of clients in multiple industries. For more information about Andrews Kurth, please visit andrewskurth.com.

Andrews Kurth (UK) LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in Texas, USA and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA Registration No.598542) whose rules can be accessed via this link. VAT Registration No.671810145. Head Office: 16 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7EG, UK.

Contact:
Ashley Ronald Nelly, Andrews Kurth
ashleynelly@andrewskurth.com
713.220.4410 (office)  |  713.204.0255 (mobile)

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