Sonia Love
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Sonia is a partner in the Oil & Gas team and has more than 19 years' experience in the oil and gas sector, working both in private practice and in-house for major E&P companies.  Sonia has experience of working both on UKCS matters and internationally, including Romania, Gabon, Cote d’Ivoire and Egypt.

Sonia advises a broad range of clients on matters including acquisitions and disposals, field agreements and developments, general oil and gas agreements, bids for UKCS licensing rounds, general contracts, co-ordination of commercial disputes and bidding and negotiating on the terms of new third party business. Sonia’s particular area of expertise is in relation to field developments and she has recently advised a leading independent oil and gas company on the negotiation of various agreements relating to their £1.5bn investment in a new oil field on the UKCS. She also has extensive experience in the drafting and negotiation of FPSO contracts and is recognised for her pragmatic approach to securing commercial solutions.

Sonia is qualified in both English and Scottish law, is a Notary Public and a member of the Association of the International Petroleum Negotiators.

Sonia Love is described as a "a real asset to have on board" for FPSO-related matters and across the oil and gas sector. Clients say: "Sonia is an excellent lawyer and has a great way with the clients. She is very good at adapting her style and advice depending on her client."

Chambers UK 2020

Clients say "She always provides exceptionally clear and concise advice. She is very driven to get the deal completed and does this by way of her calm and relaxed yet confident style."

Chambers UK 2019