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Joshua Critchlow

Senior Associate

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About Joshua Critchlow

Josh advises corporates, sponsors and financial institutions on the tax aspects of a wide range of transactions. 

These include private and public M&A, joint ventures, financings, debt restructurings, and corporate reorganisations.  He also advises on tax disputes and litigation.

Josh acts for clients in a range of sectors, but he has a particular focus on energy and natural resources. He has spent time seconded to ExxonMobil, where he worked on a number of upstream oil and gas transactions.

Josh speaks English and Portuguese.


Recent work

  • Advising Siccar Point Energy and its sponsors, Blackstone and Bluewater, on the sale of Siccar Point Energy to Ithaca Energy for up to $1.46bn
  • Advising TPG on the disposal of Arlington Business Parks to Brookfield for £714m
  • Advising Mubadala Petroleum on its acquisition of a stake in the Israeli Tamar offshore gas field from Delek
  • Advising Occidental Petroleum on its Ghana sale to Kosmos and GNPC
  • Advising Public Sector Pension Investment Board, including on transactions involving Angel Trains and Alpha Trains 
  • Advising ZPG on its acquisition of and European insurance-focused comparison platforms from Admiral plc
  • Advising AB InBev on the disposal of its Australian brewery business and related IP licensing arrangements to Asahi for $11bn
  • Advising ConocoPhillips, Total and Eni on their respective acquisitions of interests in the Teeside oil terminal from Equinor
  • Advising Neptune Energy (backed by funds advised by Carlyle and CVC) on its US$3.9bn acquisition of ENGIE E&P International



Brasenose College, Oxford University