Energy Dispute Resolution

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Pragmatic and with an outstanding track record, our dispute resolution team is highly recommended in the energy sector.

Disputes in the energy sector often require multi-jurisdictional capabilities. Our global network works seamlessly across the Americas, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Oceania, to help our clients to avoid, manage and resolve energy sector disputes.

We have in-depth expertise across all matters relating to the energy sector, from foreign direct investment, oil & gas exploration and storage and concessions to the financing and development of energy assets, as well as contentious regulatory, insurance and restructuring work. We combine technical excellence with a wealth of energy sector knowledge to best prepare our clients for the successful resolution of disputes and provide practical commercial and strategic advice to suit their businesses and avoid disputes at the outset.

Our energy sector experience includes natural resources such as oil & gas (including hydrogen), mining & commodities, onshore and offshore wind, solar, hydropower, energy from waste, biomass and other biogas assets, nuclear, geothermal as well as battery storage facilities. We regularly advise lenders, funds, developers, contractors and government entities on a wide array of complex disputes.

With extensive experience across all relevant dispute resolution platforms, we regularly advise clients on high-value institutional and ad hoc international arbitrations. We have substantial experience in conducting arbitrations under all key international institutional rules, including ICC, LCIA, ICDR, UNCITRAL, ICSID, SIAC, HKIAC, DIAC and SCC rules. Each of our offices also regularly conducts litigation on behalf of clients before their respective national courts, as well as adjudication and alternative dispute resolution. In all cases, we aim to resolve disputes for our clients as quickly and cost-effectively as possible whilst protecting their position should the dispute progress to a formal dispute resolution process.


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    Deep seabed mining insights: dispute settlement options under UNCLOS

    Deep seabed mining contractors and Sponsoring States have several compulsory and binding dispute settlement options to enforce their rights and protect their investments under UNCLOS. Such options are critical to ensure that the International Seabed Authority and its member States comply with their legal obligations under UNCLOS.

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