Allen & Overy LLP

Projects & Energy Department

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What the team is known for Market-leading firm with very highly regarded offices in the UK, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Also present in Germany and across the CEE region. Demonstrates expertise in matters relating to oil and gas, renewables and thermal and nuclear power. Reputed for its regulatory expertise and also for handling contentious elements of energy mandates, including commercial and investment arbitrations. Particularly noted for its expertise in high-profile project finance deals, regularly acting for leading financial institutions, public entities and corporate clients. Advises on commercial contracts and public law aspects of major European pipeline projects that are co-ordinated with local counsel in numerous jurisdictions. Displays significant experience in dealing with high-profile and large-scale cross-border infrastructure development mandates by utilising its regional network.

Strengths Clients praise the "depth of knowledge and experience in the firm, combined with its extensive coverage and innovation."

Interviewees applaud the firm's "excellent co-ordination with different international offices," deeming it to be "of key importance in processes given the tightness of deadlines."

Notable practitioners

London partner Gareth Price heads the global projects team and co-heads the energy practice together with London-based colleague Jeremy Parr. Dan Cocker in Warsaw is a key contact for CEE matters.