Oil & Gas partners Rui Amendoeira and Matthieu LeRoux have been appointed by the AIPN Africa Sub-committee as Country Managers and Local Board members for Angola and Gabon/Democratic Republic of Congo, respectively. These appointments acknowledge the growing presence of VdA in these jurisdictions and the particular experience of both as leading legal advisors to the oil & gas industry there.

The AIPN (Association of International Petroleum Negotiators) is an independent professional membership association that supports international energy negotiators around the world. It is currently composed of more than 4,200 members in more than 110 countries, representing numerous international oil and gas companies, host governments, law firms and academic institutions. VdA is actively involved in the AIPN initiatives and has hosted or sponsored several events in recent years.