Nuclear Energy

Across a range of disciplines, new build and decommissioning, the nuclear sector presents opportunities. Yet these bring with them challenging legal developments and technology that few understand.

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Our team of legal experts has supported clients across a range of energy transactions relevant to both new build and decommissioning, export control, nuclear liability and domestic regulatory issues as well as environmental law, regulatory, tax and planning. 

Whether you’re licensed nuclear site operators, nuclear fuel suppliers, nuclear reactor vendors, specialist nuclear services providers, contractors or another related company or organisation working in defence, education, healthcare, research or transport, our nuclear sector specialists understand the importance of being at the forefront of legal excellence, as well as technology. 

We combine innovative legal solutions with an understanding of commercial needs. In a relatively new, niche market like this, few firms can claim to be genuine experts. At DWF our expertise and experience has a proven track record, working for many of the biggest names in the nuclear sector.

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Looking at the use of the NEC3 form in the UK’s nuclear industry.

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How we can help

We can help you go further with a range of services and products for nuclear energy.

Some of our experts

Andrew Symms

Partner - Head of Energy & Industrials

I am a partner in our Construction, Infrastructure and Projects Group as well as Head of Nuclear and Biomass and Head of Energy and Industrials.

Michael Mousdale

Partner - Head of Local Government

A Partner at the firm and Deputy Head of the Public Sector team, I specialise in local government and public procurement matters.

Richard Tall

Partner - National Head of Financial Services

I am an experienced corporate lawyer with an in-depth expertise in financial services.

Sean Caldwell