Rhona McFarlane

Rhona has worked in the Oil & Gas sector for over 10 years, both in private practice and in-house, and acts for a wide range of clients from small independents to supermajors.

She advises clients on all aspects of upstream work including licensing, JV agreements/disputes and acquisitions/disposals. Her particular areas of expertise are transportation arrangements and field developments, and decommissioning liabilities and security.

Rhona is qualified in Scots Law, is a Notary Public with a seal registered at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and a member of the AIPN.

Living Brodies' values

Rhona is commended by clients for her technical capability and pragmatism whilst having a collaborative approach.

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  • Draws on in-house experience to offer clients commercially astute advice.
  • Mentors and carries out in house training with junior colleagues in the team.
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  • Ranked by Legal 500 UK 2024 as a Next Generation Partner (Oil & Gas).
  • Ranked individual for Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas - Scotland in Chambers UK 2024.