King & Spalding represented Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), on its strategic partnership agreement with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) that will enable and support the growth and development of ADNOC’s subsidiary, ADNOC Drilling. More information on the deal can be found here.
The King & Spalding team was led by partners, Martin Hunt (London) and Osama M. Audi (Dubai). Jennifer Josefson (Partner, Moscow) led on the commercial framework agreements. Jill McWhirter (Partner, Houston) led on the significant intellectual property aspects of the deal. Jules Quinn (Partner, London) and Faiza Mukith (Associate, London) advised on employment matters. John Taylor (Partner, London) advised on tax and regulatory matters. Other team members include: Tim Burbury (Partner, Abu Dhabi), Adrian Cole (Partner, Abu Dhabi), Moustafa Said (Partner, Dubai), Usman Ahmed (Senior Associate, Abu Dhabi), Adnan Doha (Senior Associate, Dubai), Hamzeh Al Rasheed (Associate, Dubai), Yousef Farsakh (Associate, Dubai) and Ruslan Sulaimanov (Associate, Dubai).