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Executive Strategy Legal Advisor Tom Melbye Eide joins Rockflow’s Expert Services Practice

February 22, 2024

Rockflow, one of the UK’s most trusted, respected, and independent expert subsurface management advisors and impartial experts in technical dispute resolution are delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Melbye Eide. Tom’s role as Executive Strategy Legal Advisor is to provide independent expertise on strategic and commercial legal matters, litigation, arbitration, dispute resolution and negotiation.

Tom brings significant executive experience, with over 20 years working in the private and public sector, in national and international institutions and companies and law firms. He is a former GC and EVP with Equinor, BG Group and Shell Upstream.

Tom is a global oil and gas industry specialist in negotiations, litigation, arbitration, investigations, IPO’s, M&A, Government Relations and compliance. Throughout his career, he has been involved in major global litigation and arbitration cases relating to matters pertaining to investor versus state, JV, Construction, Trading and supply, Manufacturing, Post MA, Renewables, Energy Transition, Anti-Corruption and Bribery. With his deep knowledge of Oil and Gas commercial and legal issues, he is a highly sought after commodity.

“As a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Tom has an enviable reputation for his depth and breadth of experience in executive legal strategies pertaining to risk management, negotiations, dispute management and avoidance”, says Andy Spriggs, MD at Rockflow. “His deep knowledge of Oil and Gas commercial and legal issues, technical experience, and commercial acumen, have enabled him to guide and deliver the best outcomes for those he is representing or working for. He will a valuable addition to our Expert Services, and Expert Witness Practice”.

“This is a great opportunity to make a difference, working on a variety of different challenges for Rockflow clients” says Tom. “Clients, invariably need clear, practical thinking when it comes to legal matters and each scenario can be very different, needing an alternate approach to the problem or desired outcome. Drawing on my extensive experience, I can often navigate alternative routes, faster. I’m really looking forward to working with the talented team at Rockflow”.

Rockflow, is an independent energy consulting company, with a highly experienced, multi-disciplinary team who diagnose subsurface geological, technological and commercial challenges. Specialists in solving multifaceted problems, they provide unbiased assessment and speak with authority at the highest level. In dispute resolution they are impartial technical experts.

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