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Energy is a key driver of social well-being and economic growth. As the demand for affordable, secure and sustainable energy supplies increases across the globe, so do the opportunities and challenges for those engaged in the sector.

At Gowling WLG, we understand the challenges facing the energy industry, and can help you overcome obstacles and take advantage of the opportunities - whatever your goals.

Our multi-disciplinary team of lawyers and other legal professionals has a first-class reputation in the industry and operates seamlessly around the globe. We advise governments, regulators, project developers, energy companies (generation, transmission, distribution and supply), financial institutions, and energy supply chain and large consumers, amongst others.

We hold strong experience across all technologies, including nuclear, thermal, hydropower, wind, biomass, solar and storage. We also provide advice on oil and gas and mining matters through our dedicated natural resources team.

Our advice is delivered by people who combine first class legal knowledge with a deep understanding of the complexities of the sector. Our specialist lawyers are frequently ranked by some of the world’s top legal guides for their energy advisory work.

Whether we're advising on major energy transactions or projects, the deployment of new technology or the introduction of market and regulatory reforms, we deliver innovative, pragmatic, commercial advice informed by our comprehensive energy experience.

Areas we cover include:

  • Project development: generation, transmission, distribution and storage
  • Project and structured finance
  • Construction, equipment supply and O&M
  • Capital markets advice (including equity and debt), mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and IPOs
  • Energy purchasing and supply arrangements
  • Government advisory and market reform, including policy development
  • Regulatory advice
  • Dispute resolution
  • Environmental and planning
  • Real estate
  • Tax

Our offering is designed with you in mind, and we're committed to providing excellent service that focuses on your needs and demands. You'll find us to be collaborative, flexible, responsive and available - whenever and wherever you need us. Please get in touch to find out how we can help.

Key Contacts

Derek Goodban
Derek Goodban

Paul H. Harricks
Paul H. Harricks

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