Alistair Calvert helps clients resolves disputes in the energy sector, with a focus on disputes related to oil and gas exploration. He provides advice on the management of legal risk during pre-action negotiations, managing litigation and international arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, including expert determination and early neutral evaluation.
Alistair has extensive experience acting on major energy disputes in Africa, Europe and the UK.
Recent Notable Matters
Nigerian downstream company — two sets of related ICC arbitrations (now consolidated) related to the acquisition of strategic assets across several jurisdictions in West Africa*
Listed oil company — defending breach of warranty claims proceedings in the Commercial Court*
Oriental Energy Resources — $1 billion+ high-profile claim brought by Afren PLC in the Commercial Court*
International oil company — ICC arbitration involving dispute cover cost sharing within a joint venture to develop an oil field offshore Ghana*
* Work completed prior to Bracewell