Power

About

We help our clients in the power industry to navigate myriad legal challenges, including fluctuating market conditions, regulatory uncertainty, governmental investigations and continuous advances in conventional, renewable and clean energy technologies.

Global challenges require global resources

Whether it’s raising adequate capital to fund needed investment in power production and transmission, solving the challenges of cross-border investments, meeting environmental and regulatory requirements or addressing disputes and governmental inquiries, our clients require in-depth knowledge and experience of the power industry. We possess a deep understanding of global and regional business practices and government regulations, as well as proven domestic power experience in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

We have the experience to advise our power industry clients in major areas of law, both in the regions of the world where our clients currently do business, and the regions in which they are looking to expand.

Powering the power industry

Our diverse range of clients includes financial institutions and multilateral lenders, private equity firms, integrated public utilities, conventional and renewable power generators, power marketers, merchant transmission providers, project developers, governments and state owned entities, contractors and service companies and large consumers of power.

No matter how complex or challenging the issue, our clients turn to us for a wide range of power-related legal services, our industry knowledge and a proven track record of results.

Renewable energy

Renewable energy is a rapidly expanding market, facing a broad range of challenges.  We pride ourselves on creating unique deal structures, that enable our clients to achieve commercial success in challenging regulatory and market environments.  We work with sponsors, operators and financiers to meet their commercial objectives by advising on the entire life cycle of renewables assets, from early stage development, regulation, commercial contracts, construction & project financing through to structuring and executing mergers & acquisitions and disputes and arbitration.

Changing Energy Markets and Regulation

Over the last few decades the US power industry has undergone a transition from a regulated industry dominated by integrated monopolies to one consisting of vertically disaggregated components and competitors. We have pioneered strategies to protect market participants from the vagaries of an unstable market design and have helped our clients navigate the resulting market failures.

Our Energy Markets and Regulatory Group assists clients with regulatory issues, energy project financings, energy company or asset sales and acquisitions, workout assessments, restructurings or bankruptcies and bet-the-company litigations. We work hard to find goal-orientated solutions to the challenges that our clients face based on our extensive understanding of how the energy markets work worldwide.