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Energy and Utilities

Our energy and utilities group acts for a range of national and international clients to, providing integrated and commercially robust solutions based on business and sector demands.

the sector

Energy and utilities play a vital role in the lifestyle and economy of the UK and internationally.  A world leader in energy innovation, the UK sector is at the forefront of scientific advancement and as such faces many challenges ranging from regulatory to intellectual property and health and safety. The energy and utilities sector encompasses the innovative and exciting as well as the contentious and controversial. At Watson Burton we support clients in relation to all aspects of their business and work with you to make your business objectives a reality.

our team

Our energy group comprises a cross disciplinary team of lawyers who specialise in all aspects of the energy, oil and gas markets, from project finance, commercial and employment, procurement issues, project finance, regulatory and competition law, through to dispute resolution and corporate restructuring. Members of the team have first hand industry experience gained through secondments and employment with energy, utilities or blue chip industrial businesses, allowing us to provide focused commercial advice on the issues that matter.

We have experience in all areas of the energy and utilities industry including power generation and distribution, LNG, nuclear supply chain and decommissioning, petrochemicals refining and renewable energy. In addition to providing assistance in relation to specific transactions and projects, we can provide support in relation to all aspects of general operational matters, such as: planning consents and property portfolio management; financing arrangements; company formations and shareholder agreements and the full spectrum of general commercial arrangements. We deliver practical business solutions to help organisations grow and prosper.