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Climate Change Department

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What the team is known for High-profile firm with a global reputation for its practice in energy and climate-related project finance work, as well as handling acquisitions, mergers and sales in the sector. Additionally demonstrates proficiency advising on green bonds and funds, as well as emissions trading and disputes. Services an impressive roster of DFIs, project sponsors and energy companies as well as clients from the infrastructure, oil and gas and steel industries.

Strengths Sources highlight the firm's "strong global presence," affording particular praise for its practice in the UK and Europe.

Work highlights Advised C2 Energy Capital on numerous projects, including obtaining financing for photovoltaic solar projects in California, South Carolina and Florida.

Notable practitioners

London-based Chris Staples remains a highly respected practitioner with a wealth of experience concerning renewable energy, emission trading and carbon finance, as well as M&A in the energy space. Sources widely laud him as a "phenomenal lawyer," and highlight his activity across the European continent.