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Matthew Stott

Matthew's practice focuses on commodity and equity derivatives trading (in UK, European and international markets), the development and operation of international energy and infrastructure projects (renewable and conventional power assets; a broad range of infrastructure assets with a current focus on fibre-optic broadband rollout in Europe) and M&A in the European energy markets. Matthew has spent time in-house in a global investment bank as a seconded adviser to the derivatives trading group, in a major international utility company as a seconded adviser to the energy optimisation and trading business (based in Paris) and in a major LNG and natural gas trading company leading the legal derivatives team.
Contributed to


An Introduction to Oil & Gas Sales and Trading
An Introduction to Oil & Gas Sales and Trading
Practice notes

This Practice Note introduces the sale and trading of crude oil and natural gas, following the production of the same under a Joint Operating Agreement (JOA). Written in partnership with Rebecca Downes (Senior Associate) and Matthew Stott (Managing Associate) at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (UK) LLP, it covers physical and non-physical (or virtual) sales and trading of crude oil, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG), including a look at key terms and commonly used standard form agreements.

Practice areas


  • Law Society of England and Wales


  • Contributing Author


  • BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course, 2013
  • BPP Law School, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, 2012
  • University of Warwick, B.A., 2011, honors

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