Representing oil and gas companies, Allison Soilihi advises on issues involving acquisitions of oil blocks, hydrocarbon assets, and upstream, midstream, and downstream assets. Allison drafts and negotiates petroleum agreements, including those that involve production sharing, joint operating, and hydrocarbons transportation and supply. She also counsels on establishment conventions, joint ventures, and sale and purchase agreements of petroleum assets.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Allison worked in the energy department of another international law firm in Paris. Prior to that, she was a legal and tax adviser for a major oil and gas company in France and Egypt, helping to draft transfer pricing documentation, track tax audits, and resolve double taxation issues. Allison holds the “Certificat d’Aptitude à la Profession d’Avocat” from the Bar Association of Paris (France); a Specialized Master, with honors, in international business law and management from ESSEC Business School (France); a Postgraduate Law Degree, with honors, in tax law; and a specialized university graduate degree in business law, taxation, and accountancy from Aix-en-Provence Law University (France). She is fluent in English, French, and Spanish.
Ecole de Formation du Barreau de Paris, France, 2011, Certificat d'Aptitude à la Profession d'Avocat
ESSEC, France, 2009, Specialized Master, With Honors
Université d’Aix-en-Provence, France, 2008, Postgraduate Degree (Law), With Honors
England & Wales (Solicitor)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Energy, Law360 (2016)