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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 & insights

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News: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

Investment in Africa as A&O makes strategic hires in Banking and Project Finance

Allen & Overy is expanding its Sub-Saharan Africa Banking and Projects practices in Johannesburg with the arrival of three new partners. Ryan Nelson, Alexandra Clüver and Alessandra Pardini will join…

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Publications: 02 JULY 2021

Clean hydrogen in Europe: The only way forward is together

Clean hydrogen is a central piece of Europe’s Green Deal goal of reaching climate neutrality. 

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hydrogen strategy

Publications: 19 JANUARY 2021

Hydrogen Strategy – German Parliament passes law on material exemption from electricity surcharges

On 10 June of 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy released its National Hydrogen Strategy (Nationale Wasserstoffstrategie)  (German Hydrogen Strategy) as a part of the Covid-19…

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Publications: 24 NOVEMBER 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus and global employment law: Managing your workforce throughout the pandemic – part 3

In the third in our series of webinars, members of Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team discussed the significant issues and challenges that employers need to prioritise in relation to managing and…

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News & insights

Headshot of Ryan Nelson, Alexandra Clüver and Alessandra Pardini

News: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021

Investment in Africa as A&O makes strategic hires in Banking and Project Finance

Allen & Overy is expanding its Sub-Saharan Africa Banking and Projects practices in Johannesburg with the arrival of three new partners. Ryan Nelson, Alexandra Clüver and Alessandra Pardini will join…

Read more
hydrogen drop

Publications: 02 JULY 2021

Clean hydrogen in Europe: The only way forward is together

Clean hydrogen is a central piece of Europe’s Green Deal goal of reaching climate neutrality. 

Read more
hydrogen strategy

Publications: 19 JANUARY 2021

Hydrogen Strategy – German Parliament passes law on material exemption from electricity surcharges

On 10 June of 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy released its National Hydrogen Strategy (Nationale Wasserstoffstrategie)  (German Hydrogen Strategy) as a part of the Covid-19…

Read more
Allen & Overy graphic

Publications: 24 NOVEMBER 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus and global employment law: Managing your workforce throughout the pandemic – part 3

In the third in our series of webinars, members of Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team discussed the significant issues and challenges that employers need to prioritise in relation to managing and…

Read more