This article outlines the rights of Contractors under UNCLOS, discusses the role of customary international law and highlights important considerations Contractors should keep in mind as negotiations at the International Seabed Authority progress.
As demand for energy and commodities continues to grow and sustainable resources come into focus, we work in partnership with our clients to deliver innovative solutions to the toughest business challenges.
Drawing on years of experience across all segments of the energy sector, from conventional power, infrastructure, oil and gas and mining to renewables and commodities, we excel in providing end-to-end advice in all aspects of these complex, cross-border transactions and disputes.
An exceptional understanding of the industry and its commercial drivers equips us to give technically excellent advice on transformative and groundbreaking projects. In particular, across M&A, joint ventures, planning, construction and operational contracts, risk identification/mitigation, financing, insolvency, restructuring, regulatory, tax and dispute resolution.
Our clients range from energy companies, financial institutions, institutional investors, sponsors, governments and contractors whom we advise across a range of domestic and cross-border projects including some of the most innovative and marquee transactions in the market.
With sustainability high on the agenda, our award winning renewables practice is well positioned to advise organisations who want to diversify their portfolios and/or invest in this fast moving sector of the energy industry.
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This article outlines the key corporate law changes introduced in the UK’s Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 which received royal assent on 26 October 2023.
In this article, we look at the CfD auction scheme in more detail, with a particular focus on the importance of the "strike price" and why the economic benefits of developing offshore wind are crucial to promote investment in new offshore wind farms in the UK.