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About Sam

Sam Phillips focuses his practice on corporate and commercial matters in the energy and infrastructure sector, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and project development. He has worked on a range of complex, cross-border projects, acting for purchasers, sellers, borrowers and lenders.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Savannah Energy PLC — $407 million acquisition of ExxonMobil’s entire upstream and midstream asset portfolio in Chad and Cameroon 

Savannah Energy PLC — share and purchase agreement with PETRONAS International Corporation Limited to acquire its interest in three onshore blocks in South Sudan for up to $1.25 billion

Credentials

Education

BPP University Law School,
L.P.C.
2018
distinction
University of Nottingham,
L.L.B.
2017
with honours

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

News

Insights

Insights

Co-location, Co-location, Co-location

UK grid constraints and delays to new grid connections are forcing sponsors to look at maximizing existing grid connections via BESS and renewables project co-location. Bracewell’s Ro Lazarovitch, Nicholas Neuberger and Sam Phillips outline the corporate structures being employed in co-located projects and their pros and cons to bankability.