David Smith

David Smith

Senior Associate

David provides legal support to upstream oil and gas companies on:

  • new projects and infrastructure negotiations;
  • acquisitions and divestments;
  • JOAs, unitisations and general joint venture related matters;
  • decommissioning security arrangements.

David has excellent experience of working in-house, having spent 6 months on secondment to Spirit Energy Limited and more recently 22 months on secondment to Total E&P UK Limited. He is also a Notary Public registered with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and has previously tutored for the University of Aberdeen as part of the Energy Law elective on the Diploma in Legal Practice covering a variety of upstream oil & gas topics.