Pinsent Masons is a full service law firm with over 1000 lawyers throughout the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Our market leading energy team advise clients across the whole spectrum of the energy industry, from equipment suppliers to major international funding organisations. Our clients include energy companies, independent system operators, power station owners and operators, energy users, oil exploration and refining companies, contractors, financial institutions and governments.
Our legal services include procurement techniques and strategies, project structuring and financing, framework and contracting, tender and cost control regimes, regulatory and competition law. To meet the wide ranging needs of our clients, our energy lawyers are supported by teams of specialists in construction, employment, health & safety, property, planning, environment, corporate and commercial law. In addition, we have significant experience of resolving the myriad of complex disputes that energy projects can give rise to.
Within our energy group, our regulated markets and low carbon team provide strategic and transactional advice on
- Long term sale and purchase contracts
- Near term sale and purchase arrangements
- Financial trading and risk management
- Network connection
- Smart or Future Grids (including smart metering)
- Grid and other regulated operations
Low carbon innovation
- CHP plants
- Small scale and micro generation
- Green building management