Douglas is an energy, projects and engineering lawyer until recently in-house legal adviser with Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and previously a former partner with Eversheds, London office and Senior legal Adviser to British Gas Plc.
He provides specialist advice on structuring, negotiating and drafting high value contracts from project inception through to successful project completion. A specialist contract draftsman of complex, high value energy, infrastructure and engineering contracts either based on standard international forms of contract or on a â€œbespokeâ€ basis.
Douglas has advised clients on a range of projects, ranging from offshore construction, GSPAs and LNG SPAs and MSAs, petroleum refining, process engineering infrastructure to I.T. systems. His focus is on one component of successful projects i.e. the swift creation of, and agreement on, clear well-structured contractual documentation, accurately reflecting the agreed risk and reward arrangements, reducing future disputes and enhancing productivity and profitability.