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Diana France



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65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

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Diana advises clients across the energy sector on a wide range of issues, including upstream oil and gas, LNG, energy management, electricity and renewables. She previously worked in industry with British Gas Exploration and Production (now BG Group) and then with Dalkia, the energy branch of Veolia Environment.

Diana France has been named in the energy, real estate and infrastructure section of The Lawyer's 2015 Hot 100 list. Diana is ranked in Legal 500 2015 for Oil & Gas (Tier 3), "The highly regarded Diana France advised a major NOC on a range of commercial matters, including a joint tender for various Middle East projects". Chambers UK 2010 wrote of her: "Diana France is the key name in HFW's upstream oil and gas practice. She has been advising on pipeline and coating agreements, including detailed advice on liability and indemnity issues, for a major European oil company acting in a consortium for the development of a cross-border pipeline."

Diana is listed as a notable practitioner for Oil & Gas in Chambers UK 2011 and is also named in Legal 500 UK 2011 for her experience in this area.

Diana is qualified in England and Wales.

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The London office is the firm's largest, with over 250 lawyers.

It offers the full range of services that HFW provides globally, with partners from the London office working closely with all the other HFW offices, as well as in many jurisdictions around the world. HFW moved to its current premises in September 2008, having previously been in nearby Lloyds Avenue for almost 100 years.

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