Norton Rose Fulbright announces new oil and gas partner

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright is pleased to announce the appointment of Poupak Anjomshoaa to partner in the London office. She joins from Carbon Holdings, a developer, owner and operator of petrochemicals projects, where she was General Counsel.

With over 20 years’ experience in the energy, infrastructure and construction sectors, Poupak has a broad skill-set spanning dispute resolution and transactional work. She has a particular focus on downstream oil and gas and large scale petrochemicals projects.

Nick Grandage, Norton Rose Fulbright head of banking and finance, Europe, Middle East and Asia, commented:

“I am delighted that Poupak has joined us. Her experience in all aspects of work in the energy sector and broad geographical focus will significantly enhance our offering to clients across our global practice.”

Charles Whitney, Norton Rose Fulbright partner and head of energy, Europe, Middle East and Africa commented:

“This is an exciting opportunity for our energy practice. We have always had a strong petrochemicals and downstream oil and gas practice but Poupak’s arrival gives us a unique opportunity to quickly expand our practice in Egypt and further strengthen our offering in the MENA region and more widely.”

Poupak Anjomshoaa commented:

“Norton Rose Fulbright’s global presence, strong industry experience and first-rate profile in projects and the energy sector provide a very exciting platform for me. I look forward to working with my new colleagues around the world and expanding the petrochemicals practice, alongside the wider power and infrastructure practices.”
Norton Rose Fulbright’s leading oil and gas practice is ranked in the top tier in the 2017 Legal 500 directory and has advised on nine “deal of the year” awarded by leading trade publications Project Finance International (PFI) and IJ Global. The firm has also been awarded “Law Firm of the Year for 2017” by PFI.

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