Shearman And Sterling

Julia Derrick is a partner in the Project Development & Finance practice.

Julia specializes in M&A, project development and commercial contracts within the oil and gas sector. She has particular expertise in upstream oil and gas, LNG and the energy transition.

Her M&A experience includes advising buyers and sellers on transactions at the corporate and asset level (including farm-ins) through both bilateral and auction sales processes.

She has advised on numerous LNG liquefaction and regasification projects (including floating LNG regasification and small-scale LNG projects) and LNG sales and marketing arrangements.

Increasingly, she is also advising on cutting edge energy transition projects, including hydrogen and synthetic fuels.

She is listed as a ‘Leading Individual’ for Oil and Gas by Legal 500, ranked 'Band 4' by Chambers for Oil and Gas and has been named in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2022.

Regional Experience