Alexander Msimang

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Alexander Msimang has been described as “outstanding” and an elite leading lawyer in the energy sector.

He is the Managing Partner at the London office of international law firm Vinson & Elkins (V&E). Alex is an energy specialist and a member of V&E’s worldwide Energy Transactions and Projects Group. He advises on the development of large-scale projects in the oil and gas and liquefied natural gas sectors and on energy-related mergers and acquisitions and financings. With around 20 years’ experience, he is well-known for his work in upstream deals throughout Africa, Latin America and the Middle East as well as in the UK/European energy sector.

The International Who’s Who describes Alex as “outstanding” among oil and gas lawyers and Chambers and Partners UK has ranked him in the elite Leading Lawyers list in projects, energy and natural resources. Since 2006 Chambers also named him as a leader in the field in the Energy & National Resources: Oil and Gas (London & UK-wide). 

Alex graduated and obtained his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts (Jurisprudence) from Oxford University and was admitted as a solicitor in 1996. He trained at Denton Hall (now Dentons) between 1994-1996 where he remained until 1999 when he joined V&E.

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