Job: 
Managing Associate
Location: 
Aberdeen
Direct line: 
+44 (0)1224 392 258
Email: 
suzanne.hopkinson@brodies.com
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Suzanne is a Managing Associate in the Oil & Gas team having joined Brodies at the beginning of 2012. Suzanne brought more than 12 years corporate law experience advising on complex, high value transactions including joint ventures acquisitions and disposals. She also has extensive international experience, having worked in-house for a major US telecoms company providing advice on corporate issues across its business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and also having been in private practice for a City firm both in the UK and Asia, where she was also seconded to a major financial institution.

Suzanne advises on a wide variety of upstream oil and gas matters including acquisitions and disposals and related due diligence (for both sellers and purchasers); general oil and gas agreements, including joint operating agreements; decommissioning security agreements and related security negotiations; inter-group reorganisations; farm-out agreements; transportation agreements and gas sale agreements.

Suzanne spent 15 months on secondment to the legal team of Dana Petroleum advising its in-house commercial and finance teams on a wide range of day-to-day transactional, operational and compliance matters in respect of its UK, European and African operations.