Our energy and resources team brings together lawyers with experience in energy, oil and gas, mining and renewables, both in the UK and overseas across a range of legal disciplines including commercial contracts, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, construction and engineering contracts, and projects. We have particular experience of sector-related transactions in Africa and eastern Europe.
Capital Markets & Contracts
We have advised on numerous corporate finance and M&A transactions for energy and resources companies, including flotations and secondary fundraisings on the AIM market, where we have acted both for companies and nominated advisers/brokers.
Renewables, Projects & Construction
We have considerable expertise in advising on the rapidly expanding renewable energy sector, both in the UK and internationally. Acting for investors, developers and contractors, we have completed successfully some significant projects including in:
- Solar, ground mounted and rooftop
- Energy from waste
- Anaerobic digestion
- Biomass schemes
We provide advice at every stage of these projects, from asset acquisition, through development and construction, to sale or further investment into completed and ongoing projects. This encompasses:
- Reviewing the legislation impacting government subsidies
- Connection and power purchase agreements with utilities companies
- Negotiating contracts and associated legal documents for contractors designing and installing plant
- Advising prospective investors in, or sellers of, projects
We also have extensive experience in the nuclear industry, from new build to decommissioning both in the UK and internationally. We have advised on contracts for use in nuclear-licensed sites, on international nuclear law and on insurance provisions on nuclear sites.
Through our extensive relationships with law firms around the world, our clients gain access to teams of lawyers worldwide with a deep understanding of the legal issues faced by businesses in the energy and resources sectors.