Energy is the life-blood of our global economy. The system for delivering energy to the world is changing in the face of growing demand and the challenges of climate change. The energy transition is underway, enabled by technology, human creativity and bold decision-making.
EDF SA, EDF Energy and NNB Generation Company Limited (a subsidiary of EDF)
Advising on the development of new nuclear generating stations in the UK, including planning, real estate, the income support mechanism, financing, corporate, regulatory and construction and on its four joint ventures for nuclear new build with a Chinese consortium led by China Guandong Nuclear (CGN)
Nord Stream 2 AG
Advising Nord Stream 2 AG, the project company (100% owned by Gazprom) on the gas transportation agreement and financing aspects of the €9.9 billion Nord Stream II sub-sea gas pipeline running between Russia and Germany via the Baltic Sea (through Russia, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and German territorial waters)
Advising on the sale of its conventional upstream oil & gas business Lattice Energy to Beach Energy for $1.585 billion. Lattice's assets comprise a portfolio of conventional upstream assets in Australia and New Zealand, including interests in the Otway, BassGas, HBWS, Kupe, Cooper Basin and Perth Basin gas projects
Advising on the acquisition of interests in the Race Bank and the Galloper wind farm projects
Advising on the project finance and commercial aspects of its US$7 billion oil and gas project in Ghana with ENI supplying gas for power generation, reportedly the largest single project Foreign Direct Investment inflow to Ghana since Independence
Advised Aquind, developer of the Aquind electricity interconnector, on its successful appeal before the General Court of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators’ (“ACER”) decision to reject an application for exemption pursuant to Article 17 of Regulation (EC) No 714/2009. The judgment has EU-wide implications as it clarifies EU law in a point of importance to all EU interconnectors. In addition, it also clarifies the scope of the Board of Appeal of the European regulator, ACER.