“Simon Tysoe is described as “logical, methodical, practical and cool.”
The Legal 500 UK 2017

Simon Tysoe provides “strong specialist legal advice across multiple fields and seamless team management.”
The Legal 500 UK 2017

Clients say Simon Tysoe “has a good range of sector insight and experience.”
Chambers UK 2018

Simon J. Tysoe

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom

Simon Tysoe is a partner in the Corporate Department of the London office, and Co-Chair of the firm’s Oil & Gas Industry Group. Mr. Tysoe specializes in M&A transactions in the energy sector, and has extensive experience advising clients on a range of cross-border energy and natural resources transactions including upstream, mid-stream, and downstream oil and gas M&A, joint ventures, restructuring, and project development. 

  • Mergers & Acquisitions 
  • Oil & Gas Transactions
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Africa Practice
  • Latin America Practice

Mr. Tysoe's representative matters include advising: 

  • Carlyle International Energy Partners in connection with its acquisition of Mazarine Energy BV    
  • Uniper Exploration & Production in the sale of a 25% stake in the Yuzhno-Russkoye gas field to OMV
  • Apical Group on the acquisition of a 67.65% stake in Bio-Oils Energy
  • Bomin Linde LNG in its joint venture with SGD logistika to form Blue Gas
  • Buckeye Partners in the acquisition of a 50% stake in VTTI
  • Chevron on the US$900 million sale of its refinery and fuels network in South Africa and Botswana to Sinopec
  • Carlyle International Energy Partners in the acquisition of Shell Upstream Gabon and a 75% stake in Shell Gabon, by portfolio company Assala Energy Holdings
  • Helios Investment Partners on the US$461.3 million acquisition of a 60% stake in the West African downstream business of Oando
  • Helios Investment Partners on its acquisition with Vitol of a majority stake in the West African downstream business of Oando Plc and the formation of OVH Energy
  • EQUATE Petrochemicals Company on its US$3.2 billion acquisition of MEGlobal International
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