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Energy and Utilities

Today, the world relies on the energy industry more than ever.

We work closely with the specialist businesses across energy generation, transportation and supply, including large integrated utilities, established network businesses, independent project developers, funders and the new breed of energy supply and services companies, as well as major energy consumers, providing legal advice that helps them all flourish in highly competitive markets.

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We recognise that understanding this industry requires a real knowledge of how areas such as mobility, energy and digital infrastructure, power management systems, software, data and payments solutions interact – and we're experts in all of these.

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Energy consumption

In energy consumption, we focus on provision of domestic, commercial and industrial energy to end-users, maximising the efficient usage of electricity and gas, plus new energy service models.

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Energy generation

In energy generation, we work with utilities, developers and funders with a range of challenges, from planning and site acquisition to operations, right through to decommissioning, in areas such as fossil fuels, nuclear and renewables.

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Energy innovation

We bring together our extensive energy market experience and our digital heritage to advise both energy and technology clients on strategically important projects and transactions.

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Energy management

Our energy management practice focuses on advising leading clients that are active in the transportation of energy and the services for management of power-flows across networks.

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Waste and water

Our waste and water practice advises corporates who operate at a local and global scale, on a broad range of legal disciplines, as well as developers and funders on resource management infrastructure projects.

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Advised on its acquisition of Statkraft’s 50 per cent share in the offshore wind project Triton Knoll, making innogy the project’s sole owner.  


Advised on its debt and equity investment in the Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay – a unique power project that utilises the world’s second largest tidal range.


Acted on various waste/fuel supply contracts and on their participation in the Hoddesdon energy from waste project.

Green EfW

Advised on the financing of its UK Energy from Waste (EfW) portfolio, as well as advice on waste supply, construction, real estate and planning issues.


Advised on complex cross-jurisdictional M&A, debt re-financing, tax and structuring issues.

Fred. Olsen Renewables Limited

Advised on the construction, financing and power offtake aspects of a series of Scottish wind farms of between 50MW and 138MW capacity.

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