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Leading Energy Transactions Lawyer Paul Exley Joins Baker Botts in London


LONDON, 1 March 2016 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that Paul Exley has joined the firm’s London office as a Partner.

Mr. Exley is an Energy and Corporate lawyer who is experienced in a wide range of international and domestic transactional work with a particular focus on cross-border M&A in the energy sector.

Mr. Exley joins Baker Botts from Jones Day.

“Paul is an outstanding lawyer and his practice is an ideal fit for our firm," said Mark Rowley, the Partner in Charge of the firm’s London office."Paul has extensive experience advising on upstream and downstream oil and gas deals and is also experienced in power, renewables, water, infrastructure, engineering and other sectors, involving the UK, Europe, Russia/CIS, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Latin America and the U.S.,” added Mr. Rowley.

“London is an important market for us, one we are focused on growing,” said Andrew M. Baker, Managing Partner of Baker Botts.

“Paul acts for a wide range of clients including governments, oil majors, state-owned enterprises, international listed companies, banks and other financial institutions and his recruitment highlights the priority we have placed on our international platform while remaining focused on adding value for our clients,” added Mr. Baker.


Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 13 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology, and life sciences sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit

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