Susannah Davies

Susie Davies


Susie is a partner in Baker McKenzie London's Corporate Group and is a member of the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure team.

Practice Focus

Susie's practice focuses on advising domestic and international clients in the resources and energy sectors on M&A, joint venture arrangements, regulatory matters and corporate reorganisations. Susie has also spent eight months on secondment with a leading international mining group based in their London offices, working as part of the in-house legal team.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Acting for Tailwind Energy in relation to its acquisition of a portfolio of UKCS upstream assets from a US listed E&P corporate.

  • Advising Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) in relation to a debt and equity investment into certain Australian Port Stevedoring businesses alongside Dubai Ports. 

  • Advising Rhone Capital in relation to the UK aspects of its acquisition of Schlumberger's drilling, fishing and remedial services business. 

  • Acting for Turquoise Hill on the USD 300 million sale of its stake in Altynalmas Gold, a Kazakh gold mining joint venture project, by way of competitive auction.

  • Advising Rio Tinto on a binding offer from Imerys to acquire its Talc business at a value of USD 340 million.

  • Advising Audley Capital Advisors LLP in a consortium with Orion Resources on the acquisition of Anglo American Norte S.A. from Anglo American PLC. Anglo American Norte S.A. owns the Mantos Blancos and Mantoverde copper mines in Chile.

  • Advising on the USD 145 million investment by GIC into Siccar Point Energy alongside Blackstone, Blue Water Energy and Siccar Point's management. Siccar Point is a USD 500 million newco being established to acquire North Sea Oil & Gas exploration and production licences/assets.

  • Advising Bain Capital in relation to its USD 3.1 billion disposal of the Brakes Food Group to Sysco Corporation.

  • Advising an international energy and commodities group on the acquisition of an interest in an oil products consignment and freight forwarding business in Kazakhstan.

  • Advising Capital International Private Equity Fund with respect to shareholder arrangements relating to their control acquisition in Seven Energy, an oil and gas company with operations on shore Nigeria.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England & Wales


  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2005)


  • Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (Legal Practice Course) (2002)
  • Bristol University (LLB) (2001)


  • English