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.
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News: 30 October 2023
Allen & Overy has advised the Aloys Wobben Foundation (Aloys Wobben Stiftung; AWS) on its sale of the 100% green energy provider QUADRA energy to TotalEnergies.
Publications: 09 May 2023
In April 2023, the German government proposed new legislation that aims to significantly increase energy efficiency requirements for buildings, companies and data centres. The government’s proposals…
Publications: 29 March 2023
In recent years, both European and German legislators have been promoting the expansion of renewable energy both by creating a favourable legal environment and by facilitating public funding of…
Publications: 28 July 2022
The equity capital markets have faced challenging conditions in H1 2022. European markets cooled, the Middle East boomed.
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Chambers Europe 2017, Dispute Resolution - Germany