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    Bracewell is a leading law and government relations firm primarily serving the energy, finance and technology industries throughout the world.

    Our industry focus results in comprehensive state-of-the-art knowledge of the commercial, legal and governmental challenges faced by our clients and enables us to provide innovative solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.



  • Gilbert has extensive experience representing clients in arbitration, expert determination and litigation arising from disputes related to oil and gas exploration and production, the construction and operation of pipelines and the downstream sector. Watkin is a dispute resolution barrister who has extensive experience representing clients in high-stakes arbitration and litigation in the oil and gas, infrastructure, construction, utilities, power, natural resources, maritime and transportation sectors.

  • Miles consistently executes large and complex project financings for both national and multinational companies across a wide spectrum of industries, most notably for energy and chemical companies. Ewing, an environmental and natural resources lawyer at Bracewell for 25 years, recently led a team that broke new ground in establishing that the offshore services sector is not regulated under the environmental and safety provisions of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act. 

  • The appointment marks the second time that Hollingsworth has served as board chair, previously serving from 2005 to 2008 following his appointment by former Texas Governor Rick Perry.

  • Bracewell’s Dubai offering is the hub for the firm’s activities across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). One recent project aiding in Bracewell’s selection as a finalist for Infrastructure & Energy Team of the Year was advising Alcazar Energy Partners on the 82 megawatt Al Rajef Wind Power Project in Jordan, which stands as one of the largest Jordanian renewables projects.


“I am always impressed with the team at Bracewell. They are very client-oriented and all the lawyers I work with have significant industry experience in addition to their legal acumen.”
Chambers USA, 2017

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Bracewell lawyers recommended by The Legal 500 United States
in 2017


Bracewell lawyers recognized by Chambers Global in 2017


Bracewell lawyers recognized by Chambers USA in 2017