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Allen & Overy LLP

Energy

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What the team is known for

Allen & Overy is a strong practice group assisting both domestic and multinational clients with a broad range of energy-related projects, with a particular focus on matters involving offshore wind farms. The law firm has a particular focus on contentious matters, including disputes involving power purchase agreements, construction litigation and business interruption claims. The team additionally advises on regulatory and contractual issues regarding energy storage and has further experience in the construction of gas power plants.

Strengths

A client appreciates that the firm's lawyers "have the energy-related knowledge but also combined with a very good commercial vision."

Another client highlights the team's "expertise and knowledge of the market."

Work highlights

Advised the European Investment Bank on the development of a gas fermentation plant.

Notable practitioners

Tom Schoors has a broad practice in the energy field, advising on the development of new power plants, regulatory issues around energy storage and litigation concerning power purchase agreements. A client highlights his "insight in the matter." Tom Schoors is particularly active in matters involving wind energy.

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Tom Schoors
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