Clare is a partner in the oil & gas team as well as Head of Energy & Infrastructure. She has 19 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector and has worked extensively in-house as well as in private practice. In addition to her wealth of experience in the UKCS, she spent time abroad working on gas and LNG projects in Indonesia and China, and also has experience in Norway and the Netherlands.
Clare has particular expertise in project development and transportation and processing agreements, having worked on agreements relating to most transportation systems in the UKCS, including FUKA (where she developed the FUKA TPA standard whilst working in-house at Total E&P), SIRGE (where she lead the development of the SIRGE standard TPA whilst working in-house at Total E&P), FPS, CATS, SAGE, Norpipe, Brae and LOGGS/Theddlethorpe. She is also an expert on decommissioning security arrangements as well as having broad and wide-reaching experience in corporate/asset acquisitions and disposals and related diligence exercises, joint venture issues, licensing, farm-ins and production sharing contracts.
Clare is qualified in both English and Scottish law, is a Notary Public and a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.
Clare is a Band 1 ranked individual in Chambers & Partners and a “Leading Individual” with Legal 500.
“Clare Munro is described as "a very able practitioner who is fantastic with clients," by a source in the oil and gas sector. Other interviewees underscore her depth of technical expertise in upstream issues.”
Chambers & Partners 2016
“Brodies LLP’s team of ‘industry leaders’ attracts high praise for its combined ‘knowledge and business acumen’”
The Legal 500 2016