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        Renewable Energy

        The renewable energy sector is changing rapidly, from funding and legislation through to technology and supply chain.

        Our renewable energy sector expertise spans across the areas of solar power, wind power, wave and tidal, biomass, energy from waste, waste disposal and recycling, combined heat and power plants and hydro power and comprises of more than 50 specialists from across the firm. 

        "The DWF team continues to impress with the strength of its renewables offering. The solicitors are excellent specialists who are very methodical and commercially aware, and who have handled a number of complex matters for the likes of ScottishPower, British Gas and Siemens’"
        – Chambers & Partners

        Our team of experts has worked on energy projects and their financing for many years across the world, giving us real experience in all aspects of the evolving renewables sector. We act for four out of the top ten water and waste-water utility companies in England and Wales, as well as clients across the rest of the sector, ranging from start-ups to multi-nationals, developers, funders, investors, electricity and gas suppliers and customers, all the way down the supply chain. 

        Our clients include

        • ScottishPower

        • Yingli Green Energy

        • Certas Energy

        • Vensys Energy

        • Economy Energy

        • Gildemeister Energy Solutions

        Have you considered the key challenges for your next energy project? 

        How do you navigate the key steps in the development of an energy project, particularly in an emerging or challenging market? Download our simple six step guide to check that you have considered all of the key areas.

        Download our Energy Project Guide

        Member of:

        Renewable Energy Association

        Renewable Energy Association logo REA

        UK Environmental Law Association

        United Kingdom Energy Law and Policy Association logo UKELA

        Partner of:

        The UK District Energy Association

        UK District Energy Association logo UKDEA 

        Partner-led expertise with an innovative approach

        Our international energy team comprises of more than 100 specialists across four continents. It draws together our in-depth knowledge and experience of the sector to deliver excellent legal advice in a commercial context.

        Andrew Symms

        • Partner // Head of Energy & Industrials, UK

        Christian Hellmund

        • Partner // Energy and Renewables, UK

        Catherine Haslam

        • Partner // Head of Solar

        David Gilchrist

        • Partner // Head of Utilities, UK

        Carole Arribes

        • Partner // Renewables, France

        John D. Palmer

        • Partner // Renewables, N.Ireland

        Michele Cicchetti

        • Managing Partner (Italy)
        Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.
        DWF Resource

        DWF Resource

        Recruiting temporary legal services support can be costly and time consuming. In order to overcome these challenges we introduce DWF Resource – the next generation of flexible resource, helping you secure high quality, fixed-cost, flexible legal support.