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Burness Paull

Energy & Natural Resources

4 ranked lawyersBand 2ScotlandUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Respected team covering the full spectrum of oil and gas work, including M&A transactions and overseas oil development projects, notably across Africa. Also adept at handling power and renewables matters such as grid issues. Regularly handles the real estate and planning aspects of renewable energy developments and has expertise in community renewable schemes.

Strengths

Sources describe the team as "dynamic," going on to note that it "delivers at pace, and recognises and understands what is important to us in negotiations."

Clients also report that the lawyers are "extremely customer-focused, reliable and diligent."

Work highlights

Acted for EDF Renewables on its power purchase agreement and lease agreements with Tesco to install on-site solar panels across 17 Tesco stores.

Notable practitioners

Brian Hemming handles a plethora of upstream oil and gas mandates, including corporate transactions and reorganisations. Sources note: "He always deals with matters in a timely fashion and readily seeks solutions to any problems that arise."

Clients say Bruce McLeod is "excellent, very detail-focused and experienced in international oil and gas transactions." He frequently acts on upstream oil and gas acquisitions and disposals.

Peter Ward maintains a respected renewable energy practice, assisting on power purchase agreements, development agreements and wind farm project development.

Firm managing partner Tamar Tammes is noted for her experience handling property aspects of renewable energy projects.

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Energy & Natural Resources Department

Burness Paull

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1 Union Wynd

Aberdeen

Aberdeen City

UK

AB10 1SL

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Scotland

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas


Brian Hemming
Band 3
Bruce McLeod
Band 1

Energy & Natural Resources: Renewables & Alternative Energy


Peter Ward
Band 4
Tamar Tammes
Band 4