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Guiding clients' investments in core energy industry, against evolving regulatory background

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High on the agenda for governments and energy companies across the globe, the renewables boom is seeing unprecedented levels of growth and investment in wind, solar, hydro, marine and bio-fuel assets in both emerging and developed markets; causing fundamental changes in the operation of the electricity systems and markets.

As technology evolves, and costs lower, Government support through feed-in tariffs and other incentive programs is reducing, requiring investors to be more innovative and have a deeper understanding of the regulatory and risk context.

As the market has grown internationally, we have helped clients on first of a kind renewables projects in almost every jurisdiction and including those entering the renewables market for the first time. 

As the market in intermittent renewables deepens globally, we continue to work with investors, Governments and regulators to address the challenges of decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitisation, designing novel legal structures to support asset development and financing in this key sector.

Our international team of sector experts provides cutting-edge, risk-focussed, pragmatic advice to assist our clients in navigating this changing landscape.

Recent Experience

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL LIMITED

Advising on the successful IPO of SEEIT plc, the first energy efficiency focussed fund to list on the LSE, and the acquisition of a seed portfolio of energy efficient and renewable assets

BNPP

As the sole underwriter on the £550m refinancing of the Cory Riverside Energy from Waste power plant, following its acquisition by Dalmore

THE DUTCH INFRASTRUCTURE FUND

Advising in relation to the planned divestment of a portfolio of renewable energy and infrastructure assets in Ireland, Germany and France

JERA

Advising on the acquisition of 24.95% stake in the Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm project in the United Kingdom from Marubeni Corporation

IFC and Government of Malawi

Advising in relation to the development and financing through a PPP model of the proposed 450MW Mpatamanga hydropower project in Malawi

EDF, International Finance Corporation and Government of Cameroon

Advising on the development of a 420MW hydropower project at Nachtigal in Cameroon

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