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Jennifer Josefson represents clients across the spectrum of energy industries, including oil, gas, liquefied natural gas, petrochemical, power, and renewables. Her practice focuses on international, cross-border transactions and projects in the Middle East, Central Asia, and Africa. She regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, joint operating agreements, power purchase agreements, concessions, production sharing agreements, farm-ins, supply agreements, and service agreements. Jennifer also handles the commercial agreements regularly used by energy companies for revenue generation, raw materials and feedstock inputs, and facilities operations and maintenance. She is an active member of the firm’s energy industry team and hydrogen working group, as well as a co-leader of the firm’s international energy & projects working group. Jennifer is admitted to practice in England & Wales.
Jennifer contributes to the development of international contracting standards for the energy industry through her work with the Association of International Energy Negotiators (AIEN). She currently presides as AIEN’s immediate past president (having served as president in 2021–2022, leading the name change from the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and expansion of the association’s energy scope). In past years she also served on AIEN’s board of directors, was a founding regional director of AIEN’s FSU/CIS Chapter, and was a co-chair of the AIEN 2019 Model Farmout Agreement Revision. As a standing faculty member for more than 10 years, Jennifer regularly conducts AIEN’s international oil and gas contracting training courses—the Short Course and the Core Course.
Consistently recognized as a top energy and natural resources lawyer, Jennifer is ranked in Tier 1 by both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Jennifer is also recognized by IFLR1000 and Who’s Who of International Energy Lawyers.
Jennifer is fluent in English and Russian.
Upstream Oil & Gas
Downstream Oil & Gas / LNG
Power and Renewables
Metals and Mining
Global Leader, Energy–Oil & Gas and Energy–Power/Electricity, Who's Who Legal (2021)
Best of the Best (Top 30) Energy and natural resources, LMG’s Expert Guides (2020)
Band 1, Energy & Natural Resources, Chambers Europe (2020, 2021)
Band 1, Energy & Natural Resources, Russia, Chambers Global (2020–2022)
Recommended, Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Oil and Gas, The Legal 500 UK (2021)
Highly Regarded, M&A, Project development: Mining, Energy, Oil & Gas, IFLR1000 EMEA (2021, 2022)
Member, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (President, 2021–2022)