Businesses operating in the consumer energy market need commercial, practical, and innovative advice from their law firms. To thrive in a highly competitive and heavily regulated market you need lawyers who can help you spot the opportunities on the horizon and offset issues before they arise.

Fieldfisher has been helping clients develop successfully in the energy markets for more than 50 years. Our experts have worked with clients from all sides of the energy markets, providing a comprehensive service to our clients drawing on a wealth of legal and commercial knowledge from across the firm. We offer an integrated service with corporate, commercial, real estate, financing, planning, construction, and dispute resolution teams each contributing towards your success. Our focus is on advising clients in relation to end-to-end aspects of power projects. 

This includes:

  • Financing, acquisition, planning and construction of power generation plants
  • Renewable energy generation
  • Offtake agreements
  • Auctions, capacity and transportation agreements
  • Unbundling
  • Decommissioning
  • Environmental
  • Health & Safety
  • Procurement, permitting and licensing. 

We were lead advisors on the de-commissioning of Sellafield Nuclear Power Station, a large industrial company on regulatory requirements in Belgium for the construction and development of internal grids on site, the qualification of the grids and on the consequences of the project on contractual relationships.

We have also assisted major players in their projects for construction of new power plants (both fossil and renewables fueled). This work has involved both the preliminary contacts with regulatory authorities and permitting administrations, as well as the development of adapted corporate and contractual mechanisms within the regulated framework of network access.

We work with gas generators, transporters, system operators, transmission system operators, distributers, suppliers, traders, storage system operators, platform operators, and smart meter operators. 

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