Jonathan J.Lee, General Counsel

LLB (Honours)
Bristol University


Jonathan Lee is an experienced lawyer of forty years, the last thirty of which  have been as a  senior oil industry lawyer. He has held several managerial positions, the last of which was as General Counsel to EnQuest plc, a position he held until his retirement from the company in 2011. Jonathan spent 11 years in-house as Manager, Legal Affairs at Enterprise Oil working both internationally and in the North Sea where he provided a full range legal service. Jonathan has  over the years advised several major oil companies on a variety of matters and has been involved in major A&D  and decommissioning work in the North Sea as well as playing a significant legal role in the development of the recent infrastructure in the West of Shetlands as part of a long association with Total E&P UK Limited.


Jonathan is a member of the European Petroleum Negotiators Group, the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators  and the International Bar Association. He has spoken at many conferences on a range of subjects connected with the upstream business and chaired  an international multi-disciplinary decommissioning conference in Amsterdam.