Worked for over four years as Legal Manager at JX Nippon, with responsibility for an extensive UKCS/NCS upstream and midstream portfolio. Helped implement three-year asset divestment strategy via a string of complex deals in the downturn. Role included commercial management on various transactions.
Trained and spent 10+ years working in oil and gas in law firm Dentons, typically in Africa, the Middle East and the UK.
Other experience includes roles in Centrica, Morgan Stanley (commodities trading) and Dentons Dubai.
John was recognised as an oil and gas expert in both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners (the two leading independent law firm directories) when at Dentons: “John Stockdale is marked out for his work in oil and gas, for which clients praise his responsiveness and his approach to complex situations: “He understood what we were trying to achieve and his style has defused a potentially difficult negotiation. He’s very good technically and understands our business well.”