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Oliver Bacon



Bacon Oliver
Oliver Bacon



Oliver specialises in advising clients in the energy & chemicals sectors. His practice involves advising on a broad range of transactions including domestic and international M&A, joint ventures, commercial contracting as well as regulatory and advisory work across the hydrocarbon, chemicals, and renewable energy value chain.

As well as having undertaken a number of energy industry secondments, Oliver was based at Allen & Overy's Amsterdam office between 2016 and 2017.

News & insights

A&O advising on the creation of new Welsh mental health and substance misuse charity, Adferiad Recovery

News: 14 APRIL 2021

A&O advising on the creation of new Welsh mental health and substance misuse charity, Adferiad Recovery

A cross-practice team from Allen & Overy, working on a pro bono basis, is advising on the merger of four Welsh mental health and substance misuse charities and the creation of a new charity, Adferiad…

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New German partners May21

News: 08 APRIL 2021

Allen & Overy sees strong growth with four new partners across three offices in Germany

Allen & Overy significantly strengthens its German set-up, adding four new partners to its offices in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt and Hamburg. German partnership grows by almost ten percent…

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The India Gate war memorial in New Delhi

News: 07 APRIL 2021

A&O India Group partners recognised as top legal experts in India

Allen & Overy’s India Group practice partners have been recognised again in the India Business Law Journal (IBLJ) A-list, as the top India-focused lawyers at international law firms.

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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, 2010


LLB European (Hons), University of Exeter, 2007

LLM, Universität des Saarlandes, 2007

LPC, College of Law, 2008

Other qualifications:

Oliver is a native English speaker. He also speaks German and Dutch.