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DLA Piper LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Offers extensive expertise in advising lenders on the project financing of solar and wind farm developments. Also adept at assisting corporate clients with the preparation of power purchase agreements for energy sourced from renewable energy assets. Represents clients in both domestic and international transactions, with a focus on those concerning developments in Nordic countries. Frequently involved in the establishment of regulatory frameworks for the development of renewable energy projects in various jurisdictions.

Strengths

One interviewee describes DLA Piper as "a leading firm for renewable energy power purchase agreements."

Work highlights

Acted for DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale in its role as lender on the financing of the 254 MW Stavro wind park in Sweden.

Notable practitioners

Natasha Luther-Jones is a respected renewable energy lawyer who is noted for her expertise in the negotiation of corporate power purchase agreements. She also advises on the project financing of renewable energy developments and has a strong reputation for her work in Nordic countries.
"She is an excellent professional who really knows the field and is easy to work with." "She puts her client's interests as her top priority and really gets the bigger picture in terms of what's required."

Philip Chong regularly handles international arbitrations conducted under the rules of various arbitral bodies including the LCIA and SCC. He principally assists oil and gas companies with disputes concerning a range of issues, including supply agreements and governance arrangements in joint ventures.
"He's a very intelligent individual who is incredibly engaging and very impressive." "He is a great strategist who is effective, practical and good to work with. He combines these strengths with sharp intelligence, sector knowledge and good judgement, in order to make seemingly intractable problems capable of resolution."

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Energy & Natural Resources Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Energy & Natural Resources: Disputes


Philip Chong
Band 3

Energy & Natural Resources: Renewables & Alternative Energy


Natasha Luther-Jones
Band 4