Bell Gully

Energy & Natural Resources Department

New Zealand
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Our energy team have worked on some of the most significant projects, transactions and litigation in New Zealand’s energy sector in recent years.

Bell Gully’s energy practice comprises lawyers with specialist expertise in corporate, litigation, regulatory and environmental matters. This group of lawyers acts for a number of major industry participants in the oil and gas and mining sectors, for geothermal developers and operators and for electricity generators, retailers and lines companies. Our team has a detailed knowledge and understanding of the sector and the legal issues that are relevant to it.

Our energy lawyers have market-leading skills, expertise and experience, including:

  • specialist resources sector expertise, transactional and advisory experience based on extensive work in the sector over many years,​
  • a market-leading corporate team undertaking corporate and commercial transactions, as well as mergers and acquisitions, for a wide range of industry participants, and providing market-leading advice on energy projects and contracts,
  • particular expertise and experience in regulatory work, investigations and prosecutions in the energy sector including high hazard industries,
  • a property team with full environmental, leasing, land purchase and sale and hazardous substances capability, and
  • a litigation team with extensive experience in energy sector disputes, and a proven ability to win complex and high profile cases.


Auckland Transport

AWE Limited

Contact Energy Limited

Housing New Zealand

Meridan Energy Limited

TAG Oil Limited

Todd Energy Limited

Trans-Tasman Resources Limited

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