Allen & Overy LLP

Climate Change Department

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What the team is known for Acts on significant deals involving renewable or alternative energy sources, with particular prominence on renewable energy projects. Demonstrates notable international capabilities, with a particularly strong presence in Europe and a significant practice in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Represents state entities, corporate multinationals and investment institutions, with considerable activity on financial instruments in the space, such as green bonds. Additionally offers advice on all manner of environmental risk and regulatory issue.

Strengths Market observers praise the firm's climate change practice, confirming that the group is "certainly a strong presence in the the project and finance space."

Notable practitioners

Matthew Townsend possesses wide-ranging environmental and climate chance expertise, covering such issues as carbon trading and nuclear regulation, as well as environmental regulation more generally. He is based in London.