Energy & Utilities

Security of supply, carbon reduction, energy nationalism, the rush for resources and renewable energy are among the issues that have brought the sector to the attention of the public and investment communities.

This dynamic, evolving sector is under increasing scrutiny and intense competitive pressure. Many jurisdictions have adopted a more open and liberalised regulatory model. As a result, companies are seeking ever more innovative and practical advice from their lawyers.

International oil and gas companies, leading financial institutions, major utilities, sovereign wealth funds, private equity houses, government bodies and single asset operators come to Linklaters for insightful advice and fundamental understanding of their business, the markets in which they operate and the pressures they face.

Linklaters’ dedicated energy and utilities lawyers have peerless knowledge and experience, encompassing major transactions and regulatory advice in the global oil and gas, power, nuclear and renewables industries. They include specialists from Linklaters’ pre-eminent banking and finance, corporate/M&A, projects, EU/competition/regulatory, litigation & arbitration, environment and planning, tax and structured finance groups.

Consistently ranked as a top tier law firm in this sector, Linklaters is one of the few firms to offer full global capabilities in this field. As a result we have acted on many of the most complex, multi-jurisdictional and cutting edge transactions in the market to date.

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