Energy

Energy

Against a backdrop of geopolitical, technological and regulatory disruption, we help market players across the energy sector to adapt and thrive. From conventional power to low carbon and renewables, our deep experience of all facets of the energy sector provides a point of certainty in a time of change.

Electricity Pylons

Change and opportunity

Paul Rice discusses some of the common themes across the markets in which our energy clients operate.

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We offer a full-service across oil & gas, renewables, conventional and nuclear power

from over 25 offices spanning the globe

We act for organisations across the sector, including BP, Centrica, E.On, Ørsted and more

Winner of the Legal Business Energy & Infrastructure Team of the Year award

2016, 2018, 2019

Our latest work

Our advisers act on domestic and international projects of all shapes and sizes, working with many of the leading names across this diverse sector. Browse our experience below, or use the filters to look-up recent work in particular geographies and legal disciplines.

    Meet the team

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    Dr. Thorsten Volz

    Rechtsanwalt, Partner, Head of Office, Düsseldorf, Head of German Energy

    Thorsten is head of the German Energy Practice of Pinsent Masons. He specialises in energy law, corporate law and Mergers & Acquisitions. He has a strong focus on power plant projects, grid infrastructure as well as on renewables, energy and emission trading.

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    Graham Alty

    Partner

    Graham is a specialist in delivering infrastructure and energy projects. He leads the nuclear business at the firm.

    Alty Graham
    Bob Ruddiman

    Partner

    Bob is Global Head of Oil and Gas within our firm and has a substantial reputation on a global basis as a leader in his field.

    Ruddiman Bob
    Ian McCarlie

    Partner

    Ian is an energy project specialist and has extensive experience of acting for developers, utilities, stakeholders, senior lenders and international investors in the renewables and clean energy sectors across the United Kingdom and Ireland advising on joint ventures, project acquisitions and development, fund raising and project construction, procurement and financing (onshore and offshore wind, solar, EfW, biomass, storage AD, wave and tidal technologies).

    McCarlie Ian

    Our expertise, at your disposal

    With over 430 partners and 3000 people around the world, we are well-placed to support you across a full range of legal and advisory services.

    Latest press releases

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    Pinsent Masons MPillay wins Construction Law Firm of the Year at the ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2020

    Pinsent Masons MPillay was named Construction Law Firm of the Year at the Asian Legal Business (ALB) SE Asia Law Awards, which was held virtually on 15 October 2020.

    Pinsent Masons advises Just Group on its £340m buy-in deal with the Ibstock Pension Scheme

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Just Group (Just) on its £340m bulk annuity transaction for over 1,800 pensioners of the Ibstock Pension Scheme, representing over half of the total pension liability in the scheme.

    Pinsent Masons advises Clough Elecnor JV as successful contractor for Australia’s A$1.5 billion Project EnergyConnect

    Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the Clough Elecnor JV, SecureEnergy, on its successful bid to deliver this significant interconnector project for TransGrid.