DLA Piper's energy lawyers deliver the focused, innovative sector advice our clients need

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Energy and Natural Resources

During the last couple of years, we have seen growing interest from developers, investors and banks operating in the Nordic energy markets. We are keeping our position as the leading adviser on wind power investments, but are also pleased to notice the increased demand for our services within all aspects of energy-related issues. In a world where the demands for energy are growing exponentially, those operating in the energy sector are looking to their lawyers to provide more than legal skill; they are also seeking in-depth sector know-how and innovative solutions to the challenges they face. Our energy lawyers deliver the focused, innovative sector advice our clients need, wherever in the world they need it.

In a sector of relentless change, demand and complexity, private and public corporations wisely rely on experienced, global legal counsel for any matter involving energy.

We are entering an era of unprecedented demand for power generation and transmission. This dynamic, together with the challenges we all face from climate change, is creating new opportunities for alternative energy sources and new technologies.

Our energy clients receive coordinated, across-the-board coverage for their needs, including construction and projects, corporate, competition, regulatory, contractual, trading, litigation/arbitration, dispute resolution and tax issues. We understand the technical, geographical, commercial and geopolitical factors that shape the industry, and have first-hand access to contacts, sponsors and decision makers worldwide.

Our energy team includes professionals in the detailed, multi-layered and often complex regulatory frameworks that apply to energy sector projects and activities. We advise regulators, the regulated, investors and other industry participants on the implications of the regulatory framework during the planning, development and operational stages of many energy projects and activities.

For decades, we have represented organisations operating in the Energy and Natural Resources sector throughout the world. Our global team serves clients in power, oil and gas, renewable, nuclear, energy trading, climate change and water markets. Alongside energy companies, our clients include project sponsors, corporations, developers, financial institutions, governments, utilities and regulatory bodies.

We work with a broad scope of clients ranging from the world’s energy companies to investment banks active in energy and commodities trading and venture-backed alternative energy entrepreneurs. Our lawyers provide strategic advice on planning, development, financing and permitting matters, as well as legislative, political and regulatory issues.