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John Geraghty



John Geraghty



John specialises in the energy and natural resources sector. His experience includes international mergers and acquisitions, cross-border joint ventures, project development and long-term commodity sales and off-take agreements. 

"He's a very good upstream M&A lawyer." Chambers UK 2021

"He is an excellent transactional lawyer with great experience." Chambers UK 2019

"He has a great negotiating style under pressure." Chambers UK 2019

John Geraghty is a leading corporate lawyer for international energy transactions. He has substantial experience advising on cross-border joint ventures and pipeline arrangements. One client comments: "He is very experienced, knowledgeable and is both client and business-focused." Chambers UK 2018

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Publications: 07 MAY 2021

Foreign subsidies under the EU microscope

On 5 May 2021, the European Commission (EC) published a draft Regulation aimed at remedying distortions in the EU single market caused by companies receiving subsidies from non-EU entities.

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Wind turbine

News: 07 MAY 2021

Kamil Jankielewicz rejoins Allen & Overy as Counsel and Head of the Polish Energy and Environmental practice

Allen & Overy announced that Kamil Jankielewicz has rejoined the firm as a Counsel in the Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Group (PENRI) and will lead the Polish Energy and…

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Wind energy turbines at sea

Publications: 21 DECEMBER 2020

Powering our net zero future: Ten observations on the UK Energy White Paper 2020

The market has been waiting for the Energy White Paper since June 2018 (even before the Russia World Cup saw England’s semi-final “levelling up” at the hands of Croatia and Boris Johnson’s elevation…

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Crashing waves

Publications: 22 APRIL 2020

Private equity’s upstream journey

Private equity interest in the E&P industry soared in the wake of the 2014 oil price crash. However, renewed appetite for upstream assets was not only predicted on exploiting commodity cycles.

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2001

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