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Paul Shillington

Paul Shillington



  • Corporate
  • Energy and Resources
  • Construction
  • Commercial Contracting

WSG Practice Industries




Paul is an accomplished lawyer, senior executive and team leader with more than 20 years' experience in legal, commercial and executive leadership roles. His primary focus is in the energy and infrastructure sectors, particularly oil, gas, renewables and construction.

His broad transactional and management experience encompasses all facets of business internationally, including strategy, risk management, operations, joint ventures, M&A, equity and debt capital financing, dispute management and resolution, and regulatory and compliance matters.

Paul has been involved in the energy industry since 1999 when he joined Coflexip Stena Offshore (now Technip-FMC) as regional counsel for the Asia Pacific region, and then as an external legal advisor to ExxonMobil dedicated to its Greater Gorgon LNG development project. Paul established an energy-focussed legal consulting business in Paris in 2008, and then moved to Geneva in 2011 to undertake the role of Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited, a TSX-listed African and Middle Eastern focussed E&P company.

Paul's experience includes working with, and in, challenging legal jurisdictions, and with both private and public companies, high-net-worth individuals and governmental agencies and Ministries. He has an established track record in working as a member of and an advisor to management teams, and advising Boards of listed public companies. 


Areas of Practice

Commercial Contracting | Construction | Corporate | Energy and Resources | Mergers and Acquisitions | Oil and Gas | Renewables and Embedded Generation

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