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Employment in the Energy Sector

By Martin Luff

V&E counsel Martin Luff discusses employment in the oil and gas sector and the power and renewable energy sector. He gives a high level overview of issues affecting employment arrangements in the sector and the key considerations for employers and employees.

The article covers employee and consultant contracts; intellectual property rights; compensation and benefits; regulatory and compliance issues; working time and leave; international movement of workers and the likely impact of Brexit. Both Q&As also provide a summary of recent employment case law affecting their respective sectors.

To read the full article, Employment in the Oil & Gas Sector: Q&A, click here.

To read the full article, Employment in the Power and Renewable Energy Sector: Q&A, click here.

The articles were first published in Practical Law. The articles Employment in the Oil & Gas Sector: Q&A and Employment in the Power and Renewable Energy Sector: Q&A can be found at

Martin Luff is a counsel in Vinson & Elkins LLP’s London office.

The opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the firm, its clients, or Practical Law, or any of its or their respective affiliates. This article is for general information purposes and is not intended to be and should not be taken as legal advice.

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