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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 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 UK and overseas, giving us real experience in all aspects of the evolving renewables sector. 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
          • Partnerships for Renewables
          • Infinergy and Burcote Wind
          • Power-Gen
          • Santander
          • E.ON Climate & Renewables UK Development Ltd
          • The Highland Council
          • E.ON
          • EDF Energy

          For further information download our Renewables Guide

          DWF can deliver legal support for your entire project and through our FREE Renewables Task Force Guide provide you with a clear outline of the legal issues that you will need to consider when completing a renewables project.

          To download your FREE copy of the Renewables Task Force Guide please complete this form.

          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 

          It is prevention rather than cure that adds real value to any project’s budget and timeline. We can provide you with a clear understanding of the legal and strategic support required for your renewables project and the pitfalls you need to avoid.


          Sign up today for a no obligation, FREE legal health check for your renewables project and one of our experts will contact you to arrange a convenient time to discuss your project further.

          Register your details with us

          You will receive a FREE copy of our Renewables Task Force Guide - the one stop legal support for your renewable energy challenges. Please get in touch if you have any questions or we can be of any further assistance.

          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.

          Dr. Carmen Schneider

          • Partner // Head of Energy (Germany)

          Andrew Symms

          • Partner // Head of Energy & Industrials

          Catherine Haslam

          • Partner // Head of Solar

          David Gilchrist

          • Partner // Head of Gas and Electricity

          Wayne Lawrence

          • Partner // Executive Partner (Edinburgh)