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With regular changes in energy strategy and priorities at a national level, keeping up with new legislation and regulation in the energy sector can be tricky.  

That’s why you need a proven powerhouse law firm with a specialist Energy team on your side.

Deep and wide understanding of the energy sector 

The Stephens Scown Energy team has an excellent working knowledge of the marketplace, providing expert support for the energy sector while advocating and advising renewable energy projects and initiatives.

Specialist knowledge, qualifications and experience

We have a core team of expert energy lawyers with excellent technological experience and certified knowledge, while many have unique industry qualifications.

Our commitment to the energy sector means we have working knowledge and experience of the issues our clients face, and a knack for identifying and implementing innovative and effective solutions through close collaboration.

Drawing on wider legal expertise from across the firm

We hand-pick our project teams based on your needs, and can call on trusted expertise from across our Planning, Construction, Corporate and Commercial, Employment, Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution, Property Litigation, Project Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Real Estate teams to help you achieve your goals.

Our energy law expertise includes:

  • consents and planning applications for energy projects
  • full legal support on energy projects from concept to construction and throughout the project lifecycle
  • property due diligence
  • power purchase agreements and grid connections
  • project finance
  • energy regulation
  • construction and operational advice
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • IP/IT
  • energy disputes
  • corporate and commercial
  • community energy projects.

Our experience includes:

  • Advising an international developer on the acquisition of project rights, planning and grid advice and full due diligence on multiple 50MW+ subsidy free solar PV ground mount with co-located battery schemes.
  • Advising landowners in respect of the construction of third-party EV charging stations on their land.
  • Supporting landowners on the deployment of various stand-alone battery projects on their land ranging in size from 50MW to 250MW.
  • Advising a fund on the deployment of multiple rooftop solar PV schemes with blue-chip corporate PPA offtakers.
  • Acting for multiple landowners in respect of co-located battery & solar PV projects as well as new wind projects in Wales.
  • Acting for generators in relation to RHI/FIT subsidy and accreditation disputes with Ofgem including taking complaints to the PHSO.

We can support your organisation with its purpose and impact:

Our specialist Energy team have a long history of helping private landowners put renewable energy solutions onto their land. This involves specialist contracts and negotiation and consideration of best protecting the land used while maximising the renewable energy potential. We also advise on battery storage projects and EV charger deployment and development of brownfield sites.

Read more about how redeveloping brownfield land for green power could help the UK hit its net zero target.

To find out more about what we do as a firm to support organisations with their purpose and impact click here.


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