We Make it Possible to generate a brighter future for your business

How our energy lawyers make it possible within the Energy & Utilities Sector


The UK is transforming the way energy is generated, distributed, stored and used. As a result, renewable energy is a big part of the future of all businesses.

Depleting reserves of traditional energy sources, coupled with growing environmental concerns, have driven the focus on developing alternative forms of technology to secure a reliable supply of energy for the UK.

The North West region plays an important role in many of these renewable energy developments, bringing both opportunities and challenges for local businesses and individuals.

Our team of renewable energy solicitors offer specialist expertise to businesses and individuals across the energy supply chain. We provide commercial advice and support to our clients throughout every aspect of an energy project, making it possible for our clients to exploit the renewable energy opportunities and mitigate the risks of operating within the sector.

Our energy lawyers offer expertise across a range of energy technologies. These include:

  • Solar power legal advice
  • Wind energy legal advice
  • Gas & oil extraction and storage, including legal advice on fracking
  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • Biomass legal advice
  • Hydro power legalities
  • Geothermal Power
  • Coal
  • Energy from waste

Our team also includes specialist renewable energy solicitors from across our service lines, and together we deliver expertise to our clients in the following areas:

  • Property, corporate and business acquisitions and disposals
  • Planning applications and site preparation, including obtaining the necessary permits, licences and insurances to enable you to carry out works
  • Acquiring and granting of easements and rights of way
  • Compulsory purchase and statutory compensation
  • Advice on compliance with the regulatory framework to ensure energy works are carried out safely and prosecution is avoided
  • Advising on service and procurement contracts with regards to renewable energy law
  • Energy Dispute Resolution Services, including litigating contractual disputes, company disputes, construction disputes and defending claims brought by regulatory bodies like the Health and Safety Executive and Environment Agency
  • Joint Energy Ventures
  • Share Purchase Agreements including Solar Power Purchase Agreements
  • Drafting bespoke contractual documents and litigating contractual energy disputes

Furthermore, our links with other professional firms and consultants across the region, and through our membership of the Alliot Group, mean that our energy lawyers can assist you wherever you operate in the world.