People – Chris Linskaill

Chris Linskaill
Chris Linskaill

Chris Linskaill is a specialist oil and gas lawyer with over 20 years of international oil-field experience.

Chris started in the business working with a major in geo-science and petroleum engineering and progressing to hold senior positions, including project managing one of the UK’s largest offshore developments. He has held positions managing upstream and mid-stream technical, commercial and stakeholder activity, and been responsible for ensuring opportunity delivery, robustness and financial success. Chris subsequently graduated in law, and now utilises his industry know-how in working with companies, both start-up and established players, assisting with opportunity identification, country entry arrangements, joint venture structures, commercial transactions, financing, contractual issues, and dispute resolution, especially arbitration.

His exceptionally wide-ranging experience is sought by investors, such as banks and equity providers for business assurance and opportunity reviews. His international experience includes having worked in-country in the UK, Colombia, Oman and the Netherlands, and with clients on opportunities in Eastern Europe, Africa, and South America. Chris, is a qualified solicitor, and holds degrees in physics, geophysics and law.