Marc Hammerson

Partner

Hammerson, Marc

Marc Hammerson is a senior corporate lawyer with deep experience in complex transactions in the energy and natural resources sectors. He represents investors, corporates and state-owned entities in a range of transactions including M&A, joint ventures, project finance and project development.

M&A, Projects and Corporate Law

Mr. Hammerson focuses his practice primarily on M&A, project development, corporate law and restructuring in the oil & gas and power industries. He has been particularly active advising private equity and hedge funds in these areas, recently across the full spectrum of M&A and financings relating to restructuring and insolvency.

Energy, Oil & Gas Expertise

Mr. Hammerson represents clients on all aspects of the oil & gas and power industries, his experience includes giving transactional advice on corporate, M&A, commercial agreements (such as gas sales agreements and power purchase agreements), project finance and restructuring.

One of the world’s leading energy lawyers (Who’s Who Legal, 2020 and previous editions), Mr. Hammerson is listed as an Overseas Expert for Nigeria by Chambers 2020. He has been recognised by both Chambers and Legal 500 for many years for his experience in oil & gas, restructuring and for his work in Africa.

Mr. Hammerson has a wealth of experience in advising national oil companies and partially state-owned oil companies internationally, notably but not exclusively in emerging markets.

Corporate Counsel Experience

Mr. Hammerson also has in-house corporate experience gained on client secondment with Enron Corp and Toyota Tsusho, in addition to which he has advised public oil companies in the capacity of ‘external general counsel’.

Marc Hammerson is a senior corporate lawyer with deep experience in complex transactions in the energy and natural resources sectors. He represents investors, corporates and state-owned entities in a range of transactions including M&A, joint ventures, project finance and project development.

Chambers Global 2021 Marc Hammerson

I find him to be exciting on a developmental basis to work with.

Chambers Global 2021 Projects & Energy - Nigeria

Praised as “an excellent lawyer” and for “the speed of his response.”

Chambers Global 2020

Leading Energy Lawyer

Whos Who Legal 2019

Africa – Overseas Expert for Nigeria

Chambers Global 2020

Middle East – Overseas expert for Iraq and Projects & Energy

Chambers Global 2020