Norton Rose Fulbright

Energy & Natural Resources Department

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What the team is known for Continues to advise on a host of complex power, renewables, and oil and gas matters. Regularly undertakes transactional work, including M&A and financings, in the oil and gas sector. Also has the capability to advise on the construction and operation of LPG infrastructure, LNG terminals and LNG-to-power plants. Additionally assists with wind and solar projects, as well as waste-to-energy and battery storage developments. Operates on an international basis with particular strength in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Fields an established energy disputes practice. Clients include oil and gas majors, global investors, governments and lenders.

Strengths"They're a force to be reckoned with on African deals and are a pleasure to work with too," one source remarks.

Another interviewee describes the firm as "a leader in the nuclear energy sector."

Work highlights Counselled Bahrain's National Oil and Gas Authority in relation to the development, construction, testing and commissioning of the Bahrain LNG terminal project.

Advised Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and Natixis on their support of Engie's bid for the Fujairah F3 CCGT power plant in the UAE.

Advised Hermes Infrastructure in relation to its joint venture with CGN Europe Energy for the acquisition of a portfolio of five Swedish onshore wind farms.

Notable practitioners

Neil Miller
is highly adept at assisting clients with court proceedings and arbitrations in the oil and gas sector. His clients include significant national and international oil companies.
"He's down to earth, very practical and tells you what you need to hear."

Nick Prowse
focuses his energy practice on transactions in the upstream and downstream oil and gas sectors. He has particular expertise in relation to the development and structuring of LNG projects in Europe and the Middle East.
"He is hugely respected for his knowledge of gas agreements."

Robert Marsh
heads the London energy, infrastructure and natural resources group. He is highly regarded for his work on the financing and refinancing of significant offshore wind assets.
"He is well respected for renewables projects."