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Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Offers impressive strength and enviable depth of resources to clients across a wide range of energy issues, including power, renewables, and oil and gas projects. Tackles regulatory work as well as project development, financing, corporate and disputes work. Demonstrates the ability to handle matters in numerous jurisdictions across the globe, including Africa and the Middle East, as well as domestic matters.

Strengths

Sources say: "The team is knowledgeable, practical and nice to deal with."

One client particularly appreciates "their very good attention to detail, drafting, analysis and strategy."

"We found them to be very clear and capable - they've done very well," another client reveals.

Work highlights

Advised Noble Energy with regard to its USD200 million acquisition of the East Mediterranean Gas Pipeline, which supports delivery of natural gas from offshore fields in Israel to Egypt.

Assisted Sev.en Energy with its acquisition of a 50% stake in InterGen, which owns and operates a number of UK CCGT power plants.

Advised private equity-funded joint venture VLC Renewables in relation to its investment in the 500 MW Zaporizhia onshore wind farm in Ukraine.

Notable practitioners

Charles Wood 's expertise spans both oil and gas and power matters. He is lauded in particular for his commercial and regulatory advice on LNG export projects and upstream oil and gas acquisitions.

Elizabeth Tout possesses vast experience across a broad range of energy-related disputes, including claims involving pricing and operational issues. She frequently represents international governments and major oil and gas companies in energy arbitrations and High Court proceedings.
"She has fantastic industry knowledge and is very good at dealing with very complex disputes."

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Overview

The team has more than 80 years' experience of working in the global energy sector and expertise in energy transactions, projects and disputes, energy regulation, energy trading and energy market design, covering all aspects of LNG, oil and gas, and coal through to power, renewables and emissions. The team has extensive experience in upstream, mid and downstream M&A, oil and gas exploration and production, storage, transportation and supply and sale contracts, as well as joint venture arrangements and decommissioning projects. A particular focus is LNG, where the team has experience in long-term, spot and master LNG SPAs, terminal arrangements, FSRU/FSU import projects, liquefaction projects (both onshore and floating), LNG marketing and LNG shipping and charterparties. In relation to electricity, the team is a market leader in power sector reform in both developed and emerging markets. Dentons is also recognised as a leader in the conventional generation and the renewables space, advising developers, financiers and investors on utility-scale solar and wind projects (onshore and offshore), waste to energy projects across developed and developing jurisdictions, and for complex renewables portfolio acquisitions and disposals.

Members

Black, Alistair

De Silva, Lucille

Douglas, Humphrey

July, Charles

McGee-Osbourne, Christopher

Tennant, David

Industries

Construction and materials

Energy

Financial Services

Government

Mining and Metals

Real Estate

Transportation

Utilities

Energy & Natural Resources Department

Dentons

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Department location

One Fleet Place

London

Greater London

UK

EC4M 7WS

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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.

UK-wide

Energy & Natural Resources: Disputes


Elizabeth Tout
Band 1

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas


Charles Wood
Senior Statespeople

Energy & Natural Resources: Power


Charles Wood
Senior Statespeople