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During the past 40 years, Paul has participated as a lawyer in many of the leading deals and disputes of the international energy business. These have included cross-border corporate and commercial transactions, as well as regulatory, competition, insolvency and administrative matters. Paul has been based in Europe and in Asia and his experiences extend to most of the leading energy jurisdictions of the world, and to oil, gas, LNG and power in all sectors. He has been a partner in a number of the leading international law firms in the oil and gas sector and has led those oil and gas teams across jurisdictions and legal practices. In addition to his chair at the University of Dundee, Paul works as an arbitrator, mediator and expert in relation to disputes of the international energy business. He also works as a consultant to governments, energy companies and law firms. Recognition and Accolades World’s Leading Energy Lawyer – Expert Guides: Best of the Best World’s Leading Oil & Gas Lawyer – Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders – Global Elite – Who’s Who Legal Global Energy Elite – Petroleum Economist Writing and Speaking Paul writes and lectures widely about matters of the law and the international energy business. This work includes participations in the leading conferences of CERA Week, Gastech, the Association of International Energy Negotiators and the International Bar Association, together with contributions to leading publications such as the Journal of World Energy Law and Business and the Petroleum Economist. Also, Paul is editor of the primary publication in relation to LNG, being Liquefied Natural Gas; The Law and Business of LNG, now in its third edition. Professional Associations Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators International Mediator accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution Member of the International Bar Association Member of the Association of International Energy Negotiators Member of the Institute of Energy Law Editorial Board of the Journal of World Energy Law and Business Strategic Governing Body of Gastech Advisory Committee of PLC Magazine.