Energy

With a particular strength in renewable and cleantech projects, our clients benefit from a broad team, able to advise on the many challenges faced in this sector, including:

  • Regulatory, including licensing and competition issues
  • Raising general or project-specific finance
  • Corporate structuring, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions
  • Project development, including site acquisition, planning and environmental risk and construction agreements
  • Trading agreements, from O&M to procurement to energy trading arrangements
  • Protecting IP in developing technologies

Clients we support are active in areas such as waste to energy, landfill gas, anerobic digestion, CHP, wind power, solar, emission trading and energy efficiency consultancy.

Recent examples of the team’s work include:

  • Assisting a landfill gas power generation client with site options and agreements, gas management and power purchase agreements both in the UK and overseas
  • Advising in relation to a variety of carbon capture projects and bids
  • Advising a publicly-quoted energy group on EU state aid issues in respect of an overseas acquisition
  • Assisting clients with ROCs, LECs and other accreditation issues
  • Advising on and drafting bribery and corruption procedures for a range of energy clients active in emerging markets
  • Advising on long term fuel supply agreements with a public authority, to supply a waste to energy project
  • Joint venture and collaboration agreements in relation to a variety of projects
  • Assisting with feasibility and collaboration agreements in relation to emerging wind power solutions
  • Advising on framework and construction project agreements for waste to energy and solar power projects
  • Advising on and negotiating complex termination arrangements in relation to a South American landfill and emission trading joint venture
  • M&A and due diligence projects for numerous sector transactions

Clients of the firm include Affinity Water, Biogas, British Gas, ENER-G plc, JKX Oil & Gas, The Linde Group/BOC, Renewable Energy Generation, Senergy, Veolia Environnement, Vertax Wind.

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