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Energy Disputes

The political and economic volatility in the energy sector has resulted in complex, high-value disputes across a range of jurisdictions.

The increasing incidence of state intervention, coupled with increased competition for resources and stronger regulation has also contributed to a rise in contentious matters.

We have advised on many of the most high profile cases in this area, managing effectively and efficiently the many disputes where hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake, with significant volumes of documentation and complex, disputed facts.

We have an outstanding record of assisting our international clients in avoiding or resolving disputes through negotiation, mediation, international arbitration, litigation, expert determination and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

In addition, the firm's international arbitration group is well-known and recommended by several law directories for it's track record regarding the advice of multinational companies in the field of energy disputes.

News and insights

A  hydrogen processing plant

Publications: 27 March 2024

Hydrogen update Germany - new regulatory and market developments

Exciting times for hydrogen market participants in Germany – in the last months, a variety of new regulatory instruments and policy initiatives have been announced which will boost the ramp-up of the…

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Equipment, cables and piping as found inside of a modern industrial power plant

News: 20 February 2024

Allen & Overy advises Uniper on sale of Hungarian gas fired power plant Gönyű to Veolia

Allen & Overy is advising the international energy company Uniper SE, Düsseldorf ("Uniper") on its sale of 100% of shares in its subsidiary Uniper Hungary Energetikai Kft. ("Uniper Hungary").

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Tino Schneider

News: 01 February 2024

Allen & Overy strengthens German arbitration practice with new counsel hire

Allen & Overy is growing its German arbitration group with the addition of arbitration expert Dr Tino Schneider, who will join the firm as counsel on 1 February 2024. Tino has extensive experience in…

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Windräder vor Sonnenuntergang

News: 19 January 2024

Allen & Overy advises Aukera on a €450 million notes issuance facility with EIG

Allen & Overy has advised Aukera BV (Aukera), the Belgium-based pan-European renewable energy developer and independent power producer (IPP) majority owned by AtlasInvest, in connection with a €450…

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