Renaud Barbier-Emery


About Renaud Barbier-Emery

Renaud Barbier Emery is a Partner in Wikborg Rein's London office and is part the Shipping & Offshore group.

Renaud's practice focuses on the development and finance of offshore energy projects (specifically those involving FSRU, FLNG and offshore drilling assets), and acquisitions and divestitures in the offshore energy sector. He also has expertise in dispute resolution (in particular in connection with acquisitions and divestitures, joint venture matters and construction projects) and regulatory matters (specifically in connection with offshore decommissioning and the demolition and recycling of vessels, drilling units and other offshore assets).

Client endorsements:

"First-rate intellect" (Legal 500 UK)

"Renaud Barbier-Emery advises companies from the shipping and offshore oil and gas sectors. He is noted for the efficiency and dedication of his client-oriented practice." (Chambers UK)

"Very precise and knowledgeable" (Legal 500 UK)

"Renaud and his team have a deeply ingrained client service philosophy on a broad spectrum of projects from litigation to contractual negotiation." (Legal 500 UK)

"Renaud Barbier-Emery is a world class lawyer in the field of offshore drilling. He has in-depth knowledge of the applicable legal frameworks, as well as a wealth of experience that he can draw from." (Legal 500 UK)

Work experience
  • 2018 -

    Partner, Wikborg Rein, London

  • 2005 - 2018

    Partner, Ince & Co, London

  • 1997 - 2005

    Trainee/Assistant Solicitor, Ince & Co, London

  • 1996 - 1997

    Consultant, Advani & Co., Barristers-at-Law, Bombay, India

  • 1994 - 1995

    University of Oxford (St. Catherine’s College). Magister Juris (M.Jur.).

  • 1990 - 1994

    Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II). Maîtrise de droit des affaires.

Honor awards
  • 2021

    Recommended, Legal 500

  • 2021

    Recommended, Legal 500