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V&E Chairman Mark Kelly Named to 2017 NACD Directorship 100 Published: 11-28-2017

Vinson & Elkins Chairman Mark Kelly has been named to the NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions list by the National Association of Corporate Directors for the third consecutive year.

Chambers UK 2018 Recommends V&E in 6 Practice Areas, Ranks 6 Lawyers 11-07-2017

Chambers UK 2018 recognized V&E in Construction: International Arbitration, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas, International Arbitration: Commercial Arbitration, Projects, and Telecommunications UK-wide, and recognized the firm's Construction: Purchaser practice in London. V&E is again ranked as a Band 1 firm in the UK-wide rankings for Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas.

John Dawson and Federico Fruhbeck Join V&E in London 09-05-2017

John Dawson and Federico Fruhbeck have joined Vinson & Elkins in its London office, adding depth to the firm’s global finance, high-yield and M&A practices.

Huntsman Subsidiary Venator Materials PLC Completes IPO 08-08-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Huntsman Corporation and its subsidiary Venator Materials PLC ("Venator"), a global chemical company dedicated to the development and manufacture of titanium dioxide pigments and performance additives, in Venator’s initial public offering of 26,105,000 ordinary shares, which includes 3,405,000 ordinary shares issued upon the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase additional ordinary shares.

Teekay Tankers Announces Merger Agreement With Tanker Investments 05-31-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Teekay Tankers Ltd. in connection with its recently announced agreement to acquire all the remaining issued and outstanding shares of Tanker Investments Ltd. in a share-for-share merger.

James Loftis Appointed Vice President of London Court of International Arbitration 05-23-2017

James Loftis, head of Vinson & Elkins’ International Dispute Resolution practice, has been appointed as a vice president of the London Court of International Arbitration.

V&E Earns Top Training and Recruitment Award in London 05-19-2017

Vinson & Elkins’ London office has received a LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Award 2017 for Best Recruiter – US firm in the City.

V&E Receives 2017 International Tax Review European Tax Award 05-18-2017

International Tax Review honored Vinson & Elkins with a Deal of the Year award at the European Tax Awards 2017.

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2018 (Woodward/White, Inc.) Lists 5 V&E Partners 03-28-2017

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom has named five Vinson & Elkins partners in its 2018 edition.

Quintana Shipping Group Sells 14 Vessel Fleet to Golden Ocean Group 03-14-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Quintana Shipping Group in connection with the sale of its 14 vessel fleet (6 Capesize and 8 Kamsarmax/Panamax) to the Golden Ocean Group for approximately US$365M.

Vitol and Helios Acquire Shell's 20% Shareholding in Vivo Energy 12-23-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised the Vitol Group and Helios Investment Partners in connection with the acquisition of Shell’s 20% shareholding in Vivo Energy (Vivo) for $250 million.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 Recommends V&E in 8 Areas 11-09-2016

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 recommends Vinson & Elkins in eight areas. The firm was recognized for its work in China, Hong Kong, India, Japan and the Philippines.

Buckeye Partners to Acquire 50% of VTTI, a Vitol Group Company 10-24-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised the Vitol Group on the sale of a 50% stake in the VTTI Group to Buckeye Partners, L.P. for US$1.15 billion. 

V&E Strengthens London Private Equity Practice with Addition of Partner Shaun Lascelles 10-03-2016

Firm’s Growing Private Equity Practice Also Includes New Counsel Simon Rootsey and Daniel D. Graham

Widely respected M&A and private equity lawyer Shaun Lascelles has joined Vinson & Elkins LLP as a partner, enhancing the firm’s growing Private Equity practice group in London.

The UK Legal 500 2016 Ranks V&E in Six Categories, 10 Lawyers Recognized 09-14-2016

The UK Legal 500 ranks Vinson & Elkins in six categories and recommends 10 of the firm’s lawyers in its 2016 edition.

Woodside Agrees to Acquire ConocoPhillips' Interests in Senegal 07-13-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Woodside on its binding Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSA) with ConocoPhillips to acquire all of ConocoPhillips’ interests in Senegal for the purchase price of US$350 million, based on an effective date of 1 January 2016, plus a completion adjustment of approximately US$80 million.

Paul Deemer Recognized by Vanderbilt Alumni With International Professional Achievement Award 06-30-2016

Vinson & Elkins partner Paul Deemer has been awarded the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association Board’s 2016 International Professional Achievement Award.

Tax Counsel Sara Stewart Joins V&E in London 04-20-2016

Sara Stewart, a highly regarded tax lawyer, has joined Vinson & Elkins as counsel in its London office.

Addition of Partner Ian Frost Bolsters Vinson & Elkins’ London Finance Practice 03-07-2016

Prominent banking and finance partner Ian Frost has joined Vinson & Elkins in London, strengthening the firm’s global Finance Practice.

Vinson & Elkins Enhances London Private Equity Practice with Addition of Partner Paul Dunbar 02-09-2016

Highly regarded corporate lawyer Paul Dunbar, whose practice focuses primarily on private equity and special situations funds, has joined Vinson & Elkins as a partner. He will reside in the firm’s London office.

APR Energy Shareholders Approve Consortium Acquisition, Privatization 01-07-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Albright Capital Management LLC as part of a consortium, including Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and ACON Equity Management, in connection with the successful offer to acquire APR Energy plc (APR), a global leader in large-scale, fast-track power solutions.

Huntsman Subsidiary Venator Materials PLC Completes IPO 08-08-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Huntsman Corporation and its subsidiary Venator Materials PLC ("Venator"), a global chemical company dedicated to the development and manufacture of titanium dioxide pigments and performance additives, in Venator’s initial public offering of 26,105,000 ordinary shares, which includes 3,405,000 ordinary shares issued upon the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase additional ordinary shares.

Teekay Tankers Announces Merger Agreement With Tanker Investments 05-31-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Teekay Tankers Ltd. in connection with its recently announced agreement to acquire all the remaining issued and outstanding shares of Tanker Investments Ltd. in a share-for-share merger.

Quintana Shipping Group Sells 14 Vessel Fleet to Golden Ocean Group 03-14-2017

Vinson & Elkins advised Quintana Shipping Group in connection with the sale of its 14 vessel fleet (6 Capesize and 8 Kamsarmax/Panamax) to the Golden Ocean Group for approximately US$365M.

Vitol and Helios Acquire Shell's 20% Shareholding in Vivo Energy 12-23-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised the Vitol Group and Helios Investment Partners in connection with the acquisition of Shell’s 20% shareholding in Vivo Energy (Vivo) for $250 million.

Buckeye Partners to Acquire 50% of VTTI, a Vitol Group Company 10-24-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised the Vitol Group on the sale of a 50% stake in the VTTI Group to Buckeye Partners, L.P. for US$1.15 billion. 

Woodside Agrees to Acquire ConocoPhillips' Interests in Senegal 07-13-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Woodside on its binding Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSA) with ConocoPhillips to acquire all of ConocoPhillips’ interests in Senegal for the purchase price of US$350 million, based on an effective date of 1 January 2016, plus a completion adjustment of approximately US$80 million.

APR Energy Shareholders Approve Consortium Acquisition, Privatization 01-07-2016

Vinson & Elkins advised Albright Capital Management LLC as part of a consortium, including Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and ACON Equity Management, in connection with the successful offer to acquire APR Energy plc (APR), a global leader in large-scale, fast-track power solutions.

Africa Oil Announces Farm-Out Deal With Maersk Oil 11-09-2015

Vinson & Elkins advised Africa Oil Corp. on a Farmout Agreement with Maersk Oil & Gas A/S, a Danish oil and gas company owned by the Maersk Group. Under the Farmout Agreement, which was signed on November 6, 2015, Maersk will acquire 50% of Africa Oil's interests in three oil blocks in Kenya and two oil blocks in Ethiopia.

John Dawson and Federico Fruhbeck Join V&E in London 09-05-2017

John Dawson and Federico Fruhbeck have joined Vinson & Elkins in its London office, adding depth to the firm’s global finance, high-yield and M&A practices.

James Loftis Appointed Vice President of London Court of International Arbitration 05-23-2017

James Loftis, head of Vinson & Elkins’ International Dispute Resolution practice, has been appointed as a vice president of the London Court of International Arbitration.

V&E Strengthens London Private Equity Practice with Addition of Partner Shaun Lascelles 10-03-2016

Firm’s Growing Private Equity Practice Also Includes New Counsel Simon Rootsey and Daniel D. Graham

Widely respected M&A and private equity lawyer Shaun Lascelles has joined Vinson & Elkins LLP as a partner, enhancing the firm’s growing Private Equity practice group in London.

Tax Counsel Sara Stewart Joins V&E in London 04-20-2016

Sara Stewart, a highly regarded tax lawyer, has joined Vinson & Elkins as counsel in its London office.

Addition of Partner Ian Frost Bolsters Vinson & Elkins’ London Finance Practice 03-07-2016

Prominent banking and finance partner Ian Frost has joined Vinson & Elkins in London, strengthening the firm’s global Finance Practice.

Vinson & Elkins Enhances London Private Equity Practice with Addition of Partner Paul Dunbar 02-09-2016

Highly regarded corporate lawyer Paul Dunbar, whose practice focuses primarily on private equity and special situations funds, has joined Vinson & Elkins as a partner. He will reside in the firm’s London office.

Chambers UK 2018 Recommends V&E in 6 Practice Areas, Ranks 6 Lawyers 11-07-2017

Chambers UK 2018 recognized V&E in Construction: International Arbitration, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas, International Arbitration: Commercial Arbitration, Projects, and Telecommunications UK-wide, and recognized the firm's Construction: Purchaser practice in London. V&E is again ranked as a Band 1 firm in the UK-wide rankings for Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas.

V&E Earns Top Training and Recruitment Award in London 05-19-2017

Vinson & Elkins’ London office has received a LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Award 2017 for Best Recruiter – US firm in the City.

V&E Receives 2017 International Tax Review European Tax Award 05-18-2017

International Tax Review honored Vinson & Elkins with a Deal of the Year award at the European Tax Awards 2017.

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2018 (Woodward/White, Inc.) Lists 5 V&E Partners 03-28-2017

Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom has named five Vinson & Elkins partners in its 2018 edition.

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 Recommends V&E in 8 Areas 11-09-2016

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 recommends Vinson & Elkins in eight areas. The firm was recognized for its work in China, Hong Kong, India, Japan and the Philippines.

The UK Legal 500 2016 Ranks V&E in Six Categories, 10 Lawyers Recognized 09-14-2016

The UK Legal 500 ranks Vinson & Elkins in six categories and recommends 10 of the firm’s lawyers in its 2016 edition.

Paul Deemer Recognized by Vanderbilt Alumni With International Professional Achievement Award 06-30-2016

Vinson & Elkins partner Paul Deemer has been awarded the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association Board’s 2016 International Professional Achievement Award.

Chambers UK 2016 Ranks Six V&E Lawyers in Five Practice Areas 10-31-2015

Chambers UK 2016 recognized V&E in Construction: International Arbitration, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas, International Arbitration, and Projects UK-wide, and recognized the Construction: Purchaser practice in London. V&E is ranked as a Band 1 firm in the UK-wide rankings for Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas.

Super Lawyers (Thompson Reuters) Names 12 Vinson & Elkins Attorneys to the 2015 London Super Lawyers List 09-24-2015

Super Lawyers has named eight Vinson & Elkins lawyers in its 2015 London Super Lawyers guide. Additionally, four V&E lawyers are named to the 2015 London Rising Stars list.

The UK Legal 500 2015 Ranks V&E in Four Categories 09-24-2015

The UK Legal 500 ranks Vinson & Elkins in four categories and recommends 11 of the firm’s lawyers in its 2015 edition.

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® (Woodward/White, Inc.) “Best Law Firms” Survey Recognizes Vinson & Elkins 11-03-2014

V&E is named a National Tier 1 Law Firm in 25 practice areas.

The UK Legal 500 2014 Ranks V&E in Six Categories 10-01-2014

The directory also recommends 8 V&E lawyers in the UK.

V&E Named to "The Awesome Opponents" List by BTI Litigation Outlook 2015 09-30-2014

Vinson & Elkins is one of just six firms selected to the list for 2015.

Vinson & Elkins Named One of America's Best Corporate Law Firms 05-12-2014

Vinson & Elkins was named one of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms of 2014 by Corporate Board Member and FTI Consulting.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2014 Recommends Vinson & Elkins in 13 Practice Areas 04-10-2014

The publication also recognizes 12 V&E attorneys.

V&E Shortlisted for 2014 Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Energy/Projects: Oil & Gas 04-04-2014

V&E previously received the award in 2008 and 2013.

V&E Ranked in Top Band in Seven Categories in Chambers Global 2014; 22 Lawyers Recognized 03-13-2014

Vinson & Elkins recognized in 31 practice areas, including seven top-tier rankings.

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