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Neuberger, Nicholas
Nicholas Neuberger
Senior Associate
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Nicholas Neuberger is a corporate lawyer with a particular focus on international transactional matters within the energy sector. Nicholas has advised on a wide range of cross-border mergers and acquisitions in both the public and private sectors and has represented clients on capital markets transactions as well as general corporate matters. 

Representative Matters

Genel Energy on its acquisition of OMV’s interest in the Bina Bawi field for up to $150 million and on its disposal to Petoil Inc of a 20% interest in the Chia Surkh field.

Apache Corporation in respect of its North Sea business.

Genel Energy on various matters in Kurdistan, including the commercialisation of the Miran and Bina-Bawi gas discoveries, crude transportation and marketing arrangements to new Turkish export pipelines.

BG Group on its acquisition of a 78% interest and new country entry into blocks IV and VI, Mongolia.

San Leon Energy in relation to its farm-out of a 60% interest in various on-shore oil and gas licences in Poland to Palomar Natural Resources.

Mercuria Energy Group on its investment in Andes Energia PLC, an AIM listed company, and a related convertible loan.

Fairfield Energy on the £150 million investment by private equity firm Riverstone Holdings LLC through a subscription for shares.

A multi-national publicly listed oil and gas company on its proposal to carry out a cross-border merger to relocate its listing to the United Kingdom.

An international commodities trader on the sale of a minority stake to a PRC state-owned investment company.

A European headquartered mining and metallurgical group on its proposed listing on AIM.

Bumi Plc on its step-up acquisition of shares in Indonesian thermal coal producer PT Bumi Resources Tbk.

An Isle of Man registered Brazilian mining company on cross border merger strategies and options.

Hellman and Friedman on its disposal to private equity house Hg Capital of an accounting and software business.

Lord Kirkham, the founder of DFS on the sale of DFS Furniture to private equity firm Advent International for £500 million.

Eurotunnel on its transfer of admission to trading in London from the LSE to NYSE Euronext London.

Eurotunnel on a cross-border merger involving the merger of its key English subsidiaries into its French operating companies.

An infrastructure investment firm on its proposed consortium bid for a public company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.

BILT Paper PLC on its proposed listing on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.


L.P.C., with distinction, BPP Law School, UK, 2007
B.A., with honours, University of Bristol, 2001

Bar Admissions

Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales


Researcher and speechwriter at the House of Lords, 2003-2005