John Gilbert is a partner in the firm’s London office where he is a member of the Oil & Gas and International Arbitration practice areas. Mr. Gilbert has extensive experience of disputes in the energy sector. He has advised on a wide range of disputes including those relating to oil and gas exploration and production, the construction and operation of pipelines and the downstream. He has particular experience of advising on disputes under gas sales agreements, including price reviews and on the operation of take-or-pay provisions. He has also advised on power generation and transmission, including from renewable sources. Those disputes have been resolved through litigation, arbitration, expert determination and mediation. Mr. Gilbert has particular experience of international commercial and investment treaty arbitration and has advised on proceedings in all of the major arbitral institutions.
Mr. Gilbert has also advised on issues relating to business and human rights, the application of soft law such as the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and on conducting incident investigations.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Gilbert was a partner at another international law firm and worked in-house at an oil and gas supermajor for six years.
Gas sales agreements