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Anna Chard-Steel
Anna Chard-Steel
Senior Associate — Energy Transactions & Projects
Senior Associate — Energy Transactions & Projects

Anna Chard-Steel

Anna Chard-Steel
London

20 Fenchurch Street
24th Floor
London EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom

Anna Chard-Steel

Anna has experience in energy projects, general corporate work, and share- and asset-based mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the oil and gas sector.

Experience Highlights

  • An international energy company on the proposed acquisition of offshore oil and gas assets in Ghana with an estimated value of approximately $4.5 billion

  • Equinor (formerly Statoil) in the $3.08 billion sale of a 40% share in the Peregrino oil field in Brazil to Chinese state-owned oil company Sinochem Group

  • An international energy company on the proposed acquisition of a group of companies holding interests in upstream oil and gas exploration and producing assets in Nigeria, Congo (Brazzaville), Angola, Guinea Bissau, Côte d’Ivoire, Latvia, and Norway

  • An independent energy company with respect to its purchase of shares in an offshore company with upstream oil and gas assets in Nigeria

  • An international energy company with respect to a farm in to an exploration asset offshore Ghana

  • An international energy company on the proposed sale of an interest in an upstream oil and gas asset offshore Angola in deepwater to an existing partner

  • An international energy company on the proposed acquisition of an interest in an upstream oil and gas concession in Brazil

  • An international energy company on the proposed acquisition of a multibillion dollar interest in a company holding upstream oil and gas concession interests in Brazil

  • An international oil and gas company on the proposed acquisition of producing and exploration assets in the North Sea

  • A major European energy company in a swap transaction involving producing assets in the North Sea

  • A private equity partnership with respect to its investment in a company indirectly holding an upstream oil and gas interest offshore Equatorial Guinea

  • An international energy company with respect to the sale of its interest in exploration and development assets in Iraq

  • Independent investment companies with respect to an investment in a group of companies holding onshore exploration assets (including shale gas assets) in France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, and the UK

  • A UK oil and gas exploration company in the review of a draft joint operating agreement (which included a review of the corresponding and signed petroleum agreement and association contract) relating to an exploration block offshore Morocco

  • An Azeri company in the review of a draft joint operating agreement and related documents relating to an exploration block offshore Israel

  • A U.S. independent energy company with respect to a proposed joint venture for a coal-bed methane project in Turkey

Credentials

  • University of Cambridge, M.A.,
  • University of Cambridge, M.Phil.
  • College of Law, London, LPC
  • Selected to the London Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2015
  • Member: Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member: New York State Bar Association
  • New York
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • French (proficient)