Stephen Bird joins Mercatis Law as a Consultant Solicitor | 1st June 2020

We are very pleased to announce that Stephen Bird, formerly General Counsel of Total’s European gas and power business, has joined Mercatis Law as a Consultant Solicitor. 

Stephen is an energy lawyer with experience in all parts of the LNG, oil, gas, power and renewables value chain. He has worked for almost 20 years for major international energy and resources companies, advising on upstream exploration, project development, trading of energy commodities and marketing and supply of those commodities. He has particular expertise in LNG projects and LNG trading, shipping and marketing. In addition, he is an expert in the business development and structuring of energy projects particularly for LNG, gas and gas to power projects. Stephen is based in Perth Australia.

Stephen’s recruitment is consistent with Mercatis Law’s strategy of hiring the highest calibre of experienced, specialist lawyers in the commodities sector.

Justin Boyd, Singapore office Managing Partner said: 

“Stephen is an expert in his field and his skillset is extremely complementary to our established gas and LNG practice. We are very excited by the opportunities this will create for our firm. His joining is part of our continued strategy to rapidly grow our firm by adding further top tier capabilities.” 

You can read more about Mercatis Law here, and more about Stephen’s background and experience here.