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Sean Rush was Memery Crystal’s partner in charge of oil, gas and mining projects at Memery Crystal through to 2012 before returning to his native New Zealand in 2013.  Since returning Sean has continued to advise the firm’s oil, gas and mining clients via his consultancy practice, Spindletop Law, based in Wellington, New Zealand.

Sean specialises in oil, gas and mining projects, mergers and acquisitions and disputes and advises companies active in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Africa as well as the North Sea.

Sean is a former Chairman of the International Bar Association’s UK Energy Lawyer’s Group and is on the Board of Directors for the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators. He was the only lawyer nominated by Oil & Gas UK to the industry – Government steering committee known as ‘PILOT’.  He has a Master’s in Petroleum Law and Policy (with distinction) from Dundee’s Centre for Energy, Mineral and Petroleum Law and Policy.

In his spare time Sean remains an active rugby player and enjoys fishing, surfing and time with his family.

"It is their individual levels of competence, their willingness and ability to work long hard hours whenever the situation demands, and the open and friendly way in which they continue to interact with their clients, no matter how large the challenge, that sets the Memery Crystal attorneys apart from the rest."

Legal 500, 2020