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We act for a broad range of clients, including UK and international mining, minerals, oil and gas exploration and production companies; energy and utility companies, financial institutions; off-shore funds; suppliers; contractors and other related parties.
Our expertise in mining is international, with lawyers who combine on-the-ground local knowledge with mining sector experience and expertise. The team is extremely well connected both in the mining and oil & gas sector and within international corporate finance circles.
Our work within this sector covers fundraisings (including seed and pre IPO), IPOs on the Main Market and AIM, takeover offers, project finance, commercial agreements, licenses, concessions, strategic joint ventures, M&A, renewable energy, real estate, construction, litigation, arbitration and adjudication.
We also act for major energy companies, with a dedicated team of lawyers, specialising in services relating to network infrastructure and commercial matters including acquisition of rights, compulsory purchase and compensation, employment, procurement, real estate, construction, regulation and dispute resolution.
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Do you have the energy?By Seleena Nadkarni
Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) were introduced under The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 (the Regulations) to help improve the energy efficiency of buildings.
Jackson ReformsBy Paula Barry
Lord Justice Jackson undertook a review of litigation procedure in 2009 with particular emphasis on the concerns expressed by the judiciary and others in relation to the high cost of litigation. This resulted in the publication of two reports (interim and final) in 2009/10, which made numerous recommendations proposing radical changes to litigation procedure. Many of the recommendations contained in the report have now been implemented.
Raising funds in 2013By Nadim Khan, Ian McDonald
Nadim Khan and Ian McDonald write about their expectation for alternative financing to continue to be sought in the year ahead in their article for Mining Journal.