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Paula Kidd

Paula Kidd


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
6 Queens Road
AB15 4ZT
United Kingdom
Languages English

Paula is a partner in the Oil and Gas Department.

With more than 450 energy and climate change lawyers, including over 100 partners, the CMS Energy and Climate Change practice is one of the largest of its kind in the world. Led from its centres of excellence such as London and Aberdeen, the practice works across 75 offices globally. Building on 40 years of experience advising on power, oil & gas and renewables through to energy disputes, emerging areas and Energy Transition, CMS is uniquely placed to ensure clients receive advice best suited to their commercial needs and to our collective future.

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"She's very approachable and delivers pragmatic and incisive advice."

Legal 500, 2020

"pragmatic, professional and approachable."

Chambers, 2019

'responsive and diligent'

Legal 500, 2018


  • 2008 – Dip.L.P., University of Aberdeen
  • 2007 – LLB (Hons), University of Aberdeen 
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05 March 2021
Oil and Gas Au­thor­ity Up­date Feb­ru­ary 2021
The OGA has now been the oil & gas in­dustry’s reg­u­lat­or for over 5 years. It con­tin­ues to de­vel­op both the scope and fo­cus of its form­al and in­form­al en­gage­ment with the in­dustry to en­sure that all...
05 June 2019
OGA makes of­fer of awards for the UK's 31st Off­shore Li­cens­ing Round
The UK’s Oil and Gas Au­thor­ity ("OGA") has offered for award 37 li­cence areas cov­er­ing 141 blocks or part blocks to 30 com­pan­ies in the 31st Off­shore Li­cens­ing Round for the United King­dom Con­tin­ent­al...
08 January 2019
BEIS is­sues draft guid­ance on as­sess­ing fin­an­cial cap­ab­il­ity of oil and...
BEIS-OPRED, the part of BEIS re­spons­ible for reg­u­la­tion of de­com­mis­sion­ing of off­shore oil and gas in­stall­a­tions and pipelines, is­sued new guidelines in May last year on de­com­mis­sion­ing – see our Law-Now...