Sarah Shennib

Associate, London



Sarah Shennib is a senior associate in our Corporate and M&A team, based in the Firm's London office. She regularly advises clients sector on matters relating to corporate transactions (acquisitions and restructuring), projects, commercial contracts and regulatory matters, particularly within the oil & gas sector.

Sarah is a member of the Association of Independent Petroleum Negotiators.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
University of London
University of London

University College London

McGill University

Montreal, Canada



Representative transactions, including experience gained prior to joining White & Case:

Representation of Heritage Oil plc on US $1.5 billion disposal of Ugandan oil and gas interest to Tullow Oil Plc.

Representation of the Libyan Investment Authority in its US $350 million acquisition of Verenex Energy Inc.

Representation of a Kuwaiti petroleum corporation in the formation of a joint venture with Italian EPC contractor.

Representation of DIFC based upstream oil and gas company on proposed joint venture with Swedish upstream oil and gas company for the exploration and production of license area in Saladin province, Iraq.

Representation of Curdia Petroleum Corporation in the proposed private placement of its shares and related acquisition of 20% of the issued share capital of Gas Plus Erbil Limited and 25% of the issued share capital of Gas Plus Khalakan from New Age (African Global Energy) Limited.

Representation of PanOcean Energy in connection with its US $100 million syndicated debt facility with Standard Chartered Bank PLC as facility agent; Representation of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court in relation to establishment of joint venture with Etihad Airways PJSC.

Representation of ADX listed Abu Dhabi based health and life insurance company on issuance of convertible bond instrument to AXA Mediterranean S.A. and subsequent conversion to equity.

Representation of purchaser in proposed privatisation sale of Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd's nuclear reactor business and technology.

Representation of Abu Dhabi Regulation & Supervision Bureau for the Water and Electricity Sector of Abu Dhabi on matters relating to Shuweihat S2 IWPP corporate structure.

Representation of Trafigura Beheer BV on US $100 million project financing by Standard Chartered Bank as facility agent in relation to JAFZA based petroleum facilities.