Nina Howell is counsel in the London office of King & Spalding and is a member of the firm’s global energy group. She has extensive experience advising a range of energy companies on energy and infrastructure projects around the world, as well as on cross-border pipelines, upstream joint ventures and other projects in the oil and gas sector. Over the last 5 years or so Nina has developed a particular expertise in the LNG sector, having advised on major LNG import and export projects across Africa, Australia, Europe, South America and the US. Nina also has extensive experience advising clients on acquisitions and disposals of interests in the energy sector, both by way of sale of share capital and asset sales.
Prior to joining King & Spalding, Nina spent three years in the projects and energy group in the London office of another U.S. firm and more than six years in the projects and project finance group of a magic circle law firm in London which included a secondment to BP. She also has in-house experience from her time working in the legal department of the BG Group.
In 2014 the UK’s Legal 500 recognised Nina as “exceptionally knowledgeable and experienced” in the area of energy and natural resources.
Nina recently presented a seminar of energy security in the EU, which considered the role of LNG and shale gas in the EU’s future energy mix.