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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

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We provide top-tier legal expertise in the power sector across the conventional, nuclear and renewables industries, to global and domestic clients across the world through our offices in Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East – a network that few firms can match.

Acknowledged experts across all areas of law

Our global team comprises acknowledged industry experts with a formidable reputation of successfully advising on the world's largest and most complex project financings and developments (including construction) as well as on major cross-border acquisitions, joint ventures, asset exchanges, privatisations, trading and marketing, disputes, regulation and market reform, competition/antitrust issues, environmental issues and public procurement matters.

Market leading renewables expertise

We have a top-tier renewable power practice with our multi-office teams coordinating and sharing information via our Global Renewables Group. We have significant experience across the entirety of the renewables sector, including in relation to onshore and offshore wind, solar, biomass, hydro, CHP, carbon abatement, waste/recycling management, green certificates and emissions trading, as well as a market-leading track record in establishing renewable energy joint venture platforms.

Hydrogen, Carbon Capture and Battery Storage

We have experience advising on regulatory, project development and financing issues relating to battery storage, carbon capture and storage and clean hydrogen projects. Our global clean hydrogen group comprises Clifford Chance lawyers from across all our practice areas and has already won a number of key mandates acting for clients ranging from utilities to corporates and their lenders. To read more about key issues and developments in relation to these rapidly developing technologies, please visit our thought leadership page here.

An established Nuclear Group

Our dedicated nuclear group brings together cross-practice expertise with market leading industry knowledge, and continues to be at the forefront of legal solutions and client service in the nuclear sector. Our extensive and recent experience has enabled us to develop expertise and understanding of the whole spectrum of issues affecting the industry, from financing, corporate and commercial matters to construction, IP, insurance, regulation, environment, insurance, competition law and dispute resolution.