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Osborne Clarke LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

1 ranked lawyersBand 3UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Best known for its renewable energy work, encompassing solar, wind and waste-to-energy projects. Handles a range of transactional matters, as well as project financings and regulatory issues. Also equipped to advise on the property and planning aspects of renewables projects. Represents a number of utility and network companies as part of a wider investor, developer and contractor client base. Regularly assists on matters involving smart energy solutions and battery storage technology. Capable of advising clients on projects in the UK, the Middle East and Asia.

Strengths

One client particularly appreciates the firm's "great combination of deep knowledge and high-quality service."

"The firm has a good commercial approach to business and a healthy respect for technology in the workplace which makes the client experience easier and more efficient," another client reports.

Market sources remark that it is a "good energy team with good transactional experience."

Work highlights

Advised Foresight Solar on the completion of a £245 million debt refinancing for a portfolio of 28 UK solar assets.

Notable practitioners

Alan John is sought after by clients for representation in project development matters, especially in relation to energy storage and waste-to-energy facilities.
"He is a leading lawyer in his field who is very approachable and very much looks out for his clients' interests." "He is a very strong regulatory practitioner."

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Energy & Natural Resources: Renewables & Alternative Energy


Alan John
Band 4