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UK UK-wide Energy & Natural Resources: Power

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Band 1
  1. Allen & Overy LLP
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    Allen & Overy LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 1 |
    Allen & Overy boasts a highly impressive energy and natural resources team with experienced practitioners covering power, renewables and both upstream and midstream oil and gas matters. The firm possesses stellar expertise in corporate issues as well as project construction and operation. It is able to draw on a powerful global network of specialists to offer some of the best service in the market to a broad spectrum of clients. Its energy lawyers frequently act on the most prominent deals in the energy industry, including high-value projects in emerging markets and headline-grabbing developments in the UK. The firm is often instructed by leading energy companies and financial institutions. It is active in various jurisdictions across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
  2. Clifford Chance LLP
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    Clifford Chance LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 1 |
    Clifford Chance has a go-to practice for financing, corporate and disputes work in the oil and gas, power and renewables sectors. The team acts for a wide array of high-profile clients, including oil majors, power developers, lenders and private equity companies. The firm is able to draw on an impressive international network of offices to provide an enviable level of service on complex matters. Its energy lawyers are also equipped to advise on matters involving infrastructure funds and joint venture platforms. The team enjoys a noteworthy reputation for advising on power transactions in Africa, particularly Egypt, Ghana and Nigeria.
  3. Linklaters
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    Linklaters
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 1 |
    Linklaters draws on an extensive global network of energy lawyers to offer a stellar service to clients in power, renewables, and oil and gas matters. The team offers expertise across a range of areas, including project finance, development, corporate issues and disputes. The firm is also well respected for providing regulatory advice in the water and nuclear sectors. It frequently leads in big-ticket matters across the energy industry, including major waste-to-energy, LNG and offshore wind projects. The firm fields significant expertise in developments in Africa, Russia and CEE. Its lawyers are instructed by an array of impressive clients, including multinational oil and gas companies, export credit agencies and international financial institutions and investors.
  4. Herbert Smith Freehills
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Burges Salmon LLP
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    Burges Salmon LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 2 |
    Burges Salmon has a notable nuclear power and renewables practice with a real depth of experience in dealing with domestic issues. The firm is also adept at handling conventional power and utilities regulatory work. The team is regularly engaged in onshore and offshore wind matters, solar developments and biomass projects. The firm offers standout expertise in renewable and emerging technologies, including battery storage and waste-to-energy plants. The team frequently advises on the real estate, environmental and financing aspects of significant renewable developments. It is also adept at advising clients on regulatory matters, particularly issues pertaining to nuclear developments.
  2. CMS
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 2
  3. Norton Rose Fulbright
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. 3
    Ashurst
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 3 |
    Ashurst is noted as a go-to firm for a wide array of energy and natural resources matters. Its lawyers regularly represent energy companies and lenders in domestic and international financing issues, and they offer expertise in a wide range of conventional and innovative financing strategies. The team is regularly involved in transactional, development and regulatory work across the power, renewables, and oil and gas markets. The firm also has the capacity to handle international oil and gas arbitrations on behalf of major players in the market. Its energy lawyers are frequently active in projects across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
  2. Dentons
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    Dentons
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 3 |
    Dentons offers impressive strength and enviable depth of resources to clients across a wide range of energy issues, including power, renewables, and oil and gas projects. The firm tackles regulatory work as well as project development, financing, corporate and disputes work. The team demonstrates the ability to handle matters in numerous jurisdictions across the globe, including Africa and the Middle East, as well as domestic matters.
  3. Gowling WLG (UK) LLP
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    Gowling WLG (UK) LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 3 |
    Gowling has a respected energy practice with a strong reputation for regulatory work in the power and renewables sectors. The firm's expertise includes corporate, financing and regulatory work. It possesses significant experience in project development and management, including in nuclear, solar and energy storage projects. The team represents a wide array of clients in both the public and private sectors, including regulators and utility companies. Its lawyers advise clients in a number of jurisdictions, including the UK, Africa and North America.
  4. Eversheds Sutherland
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 3
  5. Pinsent Masons
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Milbank LLP
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    Milbank LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 4 |
    Milbank is a well-known name in the world of project financing with significant experience dealing with large-scale projects in the power and oil and gas sectors, including the nuclear and LNG industries. The firm is frequently involved in upstream and downstream oil and gas project development. Its lawyers demonstrate an impressive track record in transactions across the world, with particular strength in emerging markets. It's a go-to firm for bank consortiums, export credit agencies and other lenders. Its energy lawyers are also active in advising clients on major debt restructurings and refinancings.
  2. Shakespeare Martineau
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    Shakespeare Martineau
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 4 |
    Shakespeare Martineau fields considerable expertise advising major utilities and suppliers on regulatory, contractual and project development matters. The firm is particularly adept at assisting with the full gamut of energy distribution matters, from grid regulation and offtake agreements. Its energy lawyers are capable of handling both traditional and renewable power mandates, including solar, biomass and gas pipelines.
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    Slaughter and May
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 4 |
    Slaughter and May has a comprehensive energy practice focusing on corporate and financing work. The firm's expertise includes power, renewables, and oil and gas matters. It receives particular recognition for advising on the acquisition and financing of upstream oil and gas assets in the North Sea and off the coast of Africa. The team regularly represents financial institutions, energy companies and governments. The firm's other areas of strength include advising on the decommissioning of nuclear power stations and the acquisition of onshore and offshore wind farms.
  4. White & Case LLP
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    White & Case LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 4 |
    White & Case has an established group with the capacity to handle a range of transactional and contentious matters in the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The team advises on an impressively broad range of power and oil and gas matters, with allied strengths in construction, banking and environmental issues. Its energy lawyers also oversee project financing and asset management, particularly in relation to upstream oil and gas and gas-fired CCGT projects. The firm is also highly adept at advising on IPOs and reserve-based lending transactions.
  5. Prospect Law
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2024 | Band 4