Global law firm Reed Smith announces the hire of James Atkin as partner in its London office
James Atkin joins Reed Smith from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe where he was global head of oil and gas. He was previously a partner at Vinson & Elkins for 10 years and has also worked at Baker Botts and Denton Wilde Sapte, where he qualified.
His practice focuses on upstream and midstream oil and gas, particularly liquefied natural gas (LNG), supporting clients across Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Africa, and North and Latin America. He regularly advises clients on large-scale oil and gas projects, LNG sales arrangements and energy-related acquisitions.
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