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        The energy sector continues to change rapidly and is subject to an unprecedented range of challenges, making specialist legal advice essential.

        Advances in technology continue to drive the renewables sector, nuclear is facing wide-scale new build and decommissioning challenges, while legislation and funding present a diverse range of problems and opportunities nationally and globally. To add to that, concerns over energy supply and uncertain environmental, social and political conditions particularly in sectors such as oil and gas, mean that the risk of accidents and pollution are significant.

        Our international energy team contains experts across all areas of energy, from renewables and nuclear to utilities, oil and gas and conventional power generation.

        We are able to support projects from feasibility to disposal including:

        • consenting
        • procurement
        • financing
        • construction
        • commissioning
        • generation
        • transmission
        • distribution
        • storage
        • supply of energy

        The energy team is committed to service excellence and the delivery of commercially relevant results and outcomes. Whatever your project, we use our legal knowledge to save you time and money and to reduce risk.

        We work for clients across the globe including: ScottishPower, SUI SouthernGas, Essar, Yingli, Babcock, Horizon Nuclear, Vensys Turbines, Atkins, Doosan, United Utilities and Certas Energy.

        Partner-led expertise with an innovative approach

        Our international energy team comprises of more than 100 specialists across four continents. It draws together our in-depth knowledge and experience of the sector to deliver excellent legal advice in a commercial context.

        Andrew Symms

        • Partner // Head of Energy & Industrials

        David Gilchrist

        • Partner // Head of Gas and Electricity

        Catherine Haslam

        • Partner // Head of Solar

        Christian Hellmund

        • Director for Energy & Renewables

        Steve Morris

        • Commercial Litigation Manchester // Partner