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DLA Piper LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Established team that handles a range of transactional mandates, including acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and restructurings across the oil and gas, mining, power and green energy sectors. Offers additional experience assisting clients with geothermal energy projects, advising on the financing and regulatory elements. Wins particular praise for its track record acting for Chinese SOEs, also servicing a wider range of domestic and international energy companies and lenders in the space. Offering a high cross-border capability, facilitated by the integrated nature of DLA Piper's global network. Offers additional experience assisting clients with geothermal energy projects, advising on the financing and regulatory elements. Experience in the management of high-level, cross-jurisdictional contentious matters, notably including arbitration.

Strengths

Clients express satisfaction with the quality of the firm's legal advice, one noting: "They tell me the risks, and they know which points to push and which ones to concede."

One source highlights the lawyers' "considerable experience across a wide range of industries and jurisdictions," adding: "Their approach is very commercial. They are proactive in applying any new legislative developments or the practicalities of dealing with the regulators in an expeditious manner."

Another notes: "The team has a great work ethic and provided advice on strategic plans for projects within the timeline."

Another interviewee comments: "I think they are very easy to deal with. They are professional, helpful and deal with our problems quickly."

Work highlights

Assisted Arctic Green Energy with a joint venture in China in relation to its investment in geothermal power production.

Acting for Leichhardt Industrials on the development of the Eramurra Industrial Salt Project in Western Australia.

Notable practitioners

Carolyn Dong and Matthew Davis in Hong Kong and Michael Bowen and Alex Jones in Perth are key contacts for the group.

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Energy & Natural Resources

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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