Squire Patton Boggs (“SPB”) is a full-service global law firm with 45 offices across 20 countries. With more than five decades of active involvement in international transactions and disputes, SPB enjoys solid working relationships with established local counsel in the most strategic markets of the world. Our lawyers are sensitive to the cultural and business nuances of each country and region, expertly guiding clients through the complexities of national and international projects and disputes.
SPB’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice has long been recognized for its comprehensive and innovative approach to the energy industry. Along with SPB’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice is its International Dispute Resolution and Litigation Practices which assist both national and international companies within the UK and globally. SPB’s Commercial Litigation Team is ranked Tier 1 in the UK Legal 500 Rankings and its International Arbitration Group has been named by Law 360, our of 800 applicants, as International Arbitration Group of the Year.
With this background, SPB’s Decommissioning Disputes Avoidance Team merges real world experience with thought leadership to ensure consistent and top quality practical advice and representation. Indeed, members of SPB’s Decommissioning Disputes Avoidance team regularly present on risks relating to decommissioning projects and have published extensively on the topic, including co-authoring the leading chapter focusing on offshore decommissioning disputes within the UKCS in “Oil & Gas Decommissioning: Law Policy and Comparative Practice” published by Globe Law & Business as well as the chapter focusing on the scope of both onshore and offshore decommissioning disputes across the globe in the recently published works: Current Trends and Practices for Decommissioning and Abandonment Initiatives in the Oil and Gas Industry, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2020.