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          Renewable Energy

          The renewable energy sector is changing rapidly, from funding and legislation through to technology and supply chain.

          Our renewable energy law sector expertise spans across the areas of solar power, wind power, wave and tidal, biomass, energy from waste, waste disposal and recycling, combined heat and power plants and hydro power and comprises of more than 50 specialists from across the firm.

          "The DWF team continues to impress with the strength of its renewables offering. The solicitors are excellent specialists who are very methodical and commercially aware, and who have handled a number of complex matters for the likes of ScottishPower, British Gas and Siemens’"
          – Chambers & Partners

          Our team of experts has worked on energy projects and their financing for many years across the world, giving us real experience in all aspects of the evolving renewables sector and renewable energy regulations. We act for four out of the top ten water and waste-water utility companies in England and Wales, as well as clients across the rest of the sector, ranging from start-ups to multi-nationals, developers, funders, investors, electricity and gas suppliers and customers, all the way down the supply chain. 

          Our clients include

          • ScottishPower

          • Yingli Green Energy

          • Certas Energy

          • Vensys Energy

          • Economy Energy

          • Gildemeister Energy Solutions



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          Member of:

          Renewable Energy Association

          Renewable Energy Association logo REA

          UK Environmental Law Association

          United Kingdom Energy Law and Policy Association logo UKELA

          Partner of:

          The UK District Energy Association

          UK District Energy Association logo UKDEA 

          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.

          Christian Hellmund

          • Partner // Energy and Renewables, UK

          Catherine Haslam

          • Partner // Head of Solar

          Michele Cicchetti

          • Managing Partner (Italy)

          Oliver Bolthausen, LLM (USA), FCIArb (UK)

          • Partner // Executive Partner (Munich) // Global Head of International Arbitration & Disputes

          Dr. Benjamin Kroymann

          • Partner // Head of China Desk (Germany)

          Klaus Brisch, LL.M. (USA)

          • Partner // Certified Information Technology Attorney // Global Head of Technology

          Marco Müller-ter Jung, LL.M. (Informationsrecht)

          • Partner // Certified Information Technology Attorney

          Thorsten Kuehnel

          • Senior Associate
          Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.