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Watson Farley & Williams

Energy & Natural Resources

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The energy team has a strong reputation for its expertise in relation to solar projects, as well as both onshore and offshore wind farms. Handles the full breadth of issues relating to renewables projects, including transactional, commercial and financing matters. Frequently represents lenders, sponsors and investors, among other clients, often advising on multi-jurisdictional projects and transactions. Possesses additional capabilities in upstream and midstream oil and gas transactions, including acquisitions and divestments. Henry Stewart is a key contact.

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Sector focused firm: 

 WFW is an industry-focused firm with an outstanding reputation as one of the most innovative and highly respected firms operating in the energy and natural resources sector. WFW has a particularly strong brand acting for clients in the renewable energy, energy infrastructure, oil & gas, mining & minerals and soft commodities sectors.

Market leading renewables practice: 

 Our market leading position in renewable energy stems from our ability to support our clients throughout the entire business lifecycle of their project, from early stage considerations such as joint ventures and consenting issues to construction procurement, power purchase and other commercial contracts, project financing and the acquisition/divestment of completed high profile projects.

Oil & gas practice: 

Our oil & gas practice advises clients in all major hydrocarbon regions on complex, multi-jurisdictional projects and transactions. We advise throughout the supply chain and provide innovative, sector focused advice. 

Mining & minerals sector team: 

Despite difficult market conditions, our team continue to advise clients on both new projects and raising funds to continue to develop existing projects.


Doris, Paul

East, Daisy

Levin, Joe

Lucas, Martin

Mellmann, Jan

Sandhu, Ravinder

Stewart, Henry

Trischmann, Heike


Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

DONG Energy AS

EFG Hermes

Investec plc


Madagascar Oil



Tower Resources plc



Financial Services

Mining & Metals


Energy & Natural Resources

Watson Farley & Williams


15 Appold Street


Greater London



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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 3 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

WFW advises Lightsource bp on disposal of UK Camden solar PV portfolio to NESF

Authors: Henry Stewart, Andy Savage, Emmanuel Ninos, Richard Stephens, David Jacob, Nerina Erasmus, John Rosmini, Tim Williams, Marianne Anton, James Fryer

Press Release

WFW advises TRIG and InfraRed on acquisition of stake in 588 MW Beatrice wind farm

Authors: Henry Stewart, Chris Kilburn, Richard Stephens, David Jacob, Marianne Anton, James Harrison, John Rosmini, Jennifer Evans, Sebastian Lello, Nick Walker


Mining & Renewable Energy - A Greener Way Forward

Authors: Jan Mellmann, Daisy East, Abraham Knight