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UK UK-wide Energy & Natural Resources: Power

The Power sub-section recognises firm and lawyers with expertise in relation to a range of energy assets, including nuclear power stations, gas-fired power stations (including combined cycle gas turbine plants), interconnector structures and battery storage facilities. Project development, corporate transactions and regulatory issues are all relevant in this sub-section.

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Band 1
  1. Clifford Chance LLP
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    Clifford Chance LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 1 | 9 Years Ranked
    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.
  2. Linklaters
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    Linklaters
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 1 | 9 Years Ranked
    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.
  3. Allen & Overy LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Burges Salmon LLP
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    Burges Salmon LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 2 | 9 Years Ranked
    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. Shearman & Sterling LLP
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    Shearman & Sterling LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 2 | 9 Years Ranked
    Shearman & Sterling provides a valuable service in relation to corporate, commercial, project financing and disputes work across the full range of power and oil and gas matters, including nuclear and LNG issues. The firm's clients typically include major oil and gas companies, sponsors and financial institutions. Its lawyers are equipped to handle cross-border matters, including developments in Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The firm continues to work on first-ever and first-in-country projects.
  3. CMS
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 2
  4. Herbert Smith Freehills
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 2
  5. Norton Rose Fulbright
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Dentons
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    Dentons
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    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.
  2. Eversheds Sutherland
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    Eversheds Sutherland
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Eversheds Sutherland handles notable work in emerging markets, including the Middle East and Africa. The firm offers a range of experience in alternative energy work as well as power issues. Its expertise includes project development, disputes and corporate matters. Its lawyers additionally advise on the regulatory and commercial contracting aspects of power projects as well as major offshore wind farm and solar developments. The firm represents a wide array of clients, including corporates, developers and funds. It is also equipped to advise on interconnector projects and nuclear sector matters.
  3. Gowling WLG (UK) LLP
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    Gowling WLG (UK) LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    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. Milbank LLP
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    Milbank LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    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.
  5. White & Case LLP
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    White & Case LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    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.
  6. Ashurst
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 3
  7. Pinsent Masons
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Prospect Law
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    Prospect Law
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 4 | 2 Years Ranked
    Prospect Law is a noteworthy boutique firm with significant experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors. The firm possesses a particularly deep knowledge of the nuclear sector and regularly advises on planning, regulatory and decommissioning issues in the sector. Its lawyers represent both public and private sector clients including city councils, regulatory bodies and engineering companies.
  2. Shakespeare Martineau
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    Shakespeare Martineau
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    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.
  3. Slaughter and May
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    Slaughter and May
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 4 | 9 Years Ranked
    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. Squire Patton Boggs
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    Squire Patton Boggs
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 4 | 4 Years Ranked
    Squire Patton Boggs is an emerging presence in the renewables sector, with experience in offshore wind and solar project developments. The team possesses additional capacity in the power sector, advising on regulatory and governance issues impacting nuclear power plants and battery storage infrastructure. Its lawyers also provide expertise in energy disputes, including international arbitrations and proceedings before the Commercial Court.
  5. Trinity International LLP
    Energy & Natural Resources: Power
    2023 | Band 4