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Steve Jennings, Principal Associate

Steve Jennings

Principal Associate

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Corporate
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Practice notes

Steve is a principal associate in our corporate team in Dubai.

A sector agnostic lawyer, Steve focuses on corporate/M&A transactions, joint ventures and other commercial agreements. Steve has over 10 years of experience advising financial investors, government related entities and multinational corporations, as well as leading regional groups. Steve has been based in the UAE since 2012 and also has extensive in-house experience having previously worked as Legal Counsel to Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) covering Downstream (gas/LNG, petrochemicals and refining) and working on M&A, greenfield project development, commercial agreements and the portfolio management of ADNOC’s existing Downstream joint venture companies.

Prior to ADNOC, Steve worked for Linklaters (where he initially trained and qualified as a lawyer) in London and Dubai and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Dubai, where he focused on M&A and private equity.

Steve obtained his BA (Jurisprudence) from the University of Oxford and his Legal Practice Course from the College of Law, London and is an England and Wales qualified lawyer.