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Energy & Infrastructure

What we do

Our lawyers advise on a wide range of Energy & Infrastructure projects, including:

  • Onshore wind
  • Offshore wind
  • Solar
  • Biomass
  • Waste and landfill gas to energy
  • Wave and tidal
  • Hydro generation
  • Electricity transmission and distribution
  • Battery storage
  • Cleantech
  • Gas and thermal power
  • Nuclear power
  • Water
  • Oil & Gas
  • PFI/PF2 across all sectors
  • PPP including NHS LIFT and SEPs

What we are known for

Our team of Energy & Infrastructure lawyers has strong expertise and experience in supporting our clients in meeting their strategic goals and needs. Our Energy & Infrastructure specialists are used to advising project sponsors, public sector bodies including central government, corporates (both private and publicly owned), private equity houses , infrastructure and venture capital funds, supply chain members, banks and funders. As a firm, DAC Beachcroft has advised on more than 100 closed PFI projects across all sectors.

We are recognised experts in Projects and PPPs, Construction, Real Estate, Planning, Corporate, Project Finance, Banking and SHE law, and deploy these skills through dedicated teams of Energy & Infrastructure professionals, focused on providing our clients with the expert service they need. Our Energy & Infrastructure lawyers have deep industry knowledge and experience, as well as strong commercial skills and awareness, which is a highly-valuable combination for our clients.

For clients facing a potential dispute, we can also provide support through dispute resolution procedures, including adjudication and mediation, and litigation action.

The Energy & Infrastructure team advises both the public and private sectors, operating from our wide network of offices in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and around the world. 

Detailed elements of our services

Examples of the services areas covered by our Energy & Infrastructure lawyers include:

  • Land and leasing
  • Planning and consenting
  • Construction
  • SHE
  • Developer Agreements
  • Grid and Power Purchase Agreements
  • Supplier contracts and procurement
  • Corporate and Business law
  • Finance, including project finance and refinancings
  • Competition and State Aid
  • Regulatory
  • Tax
  • Procurement, including procurement challenges
  • PPP/PFI disputes, operational matters and valuations
  • PFI disputes
  • Facilities Management
  • Construction advice
  • Projects including PPPs, PFI and PF2

We provide a full service for our clients across the Energy & Infrastructure sectors, focused on giving the efficient, expert and commercially aware advice that our clients expect.

Your team

The Energy & Infrastructure team at DAC Beachcroft are passionate about their work, and committed to delivering first class client service. We tailor our team to the requirements of the project, assembling the specialists you need for the work, with a lead-partner who has overall responsibility for the delivery of our advice. You will see below details of some of our key team members.

What our clients say

"They are technically sound, commercial focused and client driven." Chambers and Partners UK 2017 Edition

"They are quick to grasp the core issues and provide advice which requires little, if any, effort to understand. It is exactly the type of advice one would wish to receive." Chambers and Partners UK 2017 Edition

"Giles Taylor is ‘commercial and professional'." Legal 500 UK 2017 Edition, Project Finance and PFI

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Our Lawyers - Elaine Davis

Elaine Davis

Senior Associate - Barrister Dublin

Having worked for a number of large law firms in Brussels and with over 7…


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