Hussain Kubba

Hussain Kubba is an energy M&A lawyer based in London, advising North Sea and international clients on a variety of transactional, corporate and commercial matters across the oil and gas sector. His experience includes advising oil companies and investors on UK and international upstream transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and commercial agreements. Hussain has also been seconded to ExxonMobil (in 2008 and 2017) and the Aberdeen offices of TAQA Bratani (in 2008).

Hussain was named as a Rising Star for Energy & Natural Resources in Super Lawyers 2014. Previously, Hussain spent seven years as a professional engineer in Ontario, Canada, and is a native Arabic speaker.

Contributed to


Risk allocation in oil and gas transactions
Practice Note

This Practice Note provides an overview of the key provisions and mechanisms commonly used by buyers and sellers to allocate and manage risk in oil and gas sector sale and purchase agreements (SPAs). It includes discussion of risk allocation in oil and gas transaction warranties, indemnities and interim period covenants, including typical oil and gas SPA warranty and indemnity claim time limitations and financial thresholds.

Practice areas


  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
  • Professional Engineers of Ontario


  • Consulting Editorial Board


  • Bachelor of Engineering and Management (Mechanical) 1997, McMaster University, Hamilton ON Canada
  • Graduate Diploma of Law 2005, BPP Law School, London UK
  • Legal Practices Course 2006, BPP Law School, London UK

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