Energy & waste

We advise a wide range of businesses operating in the environmental sector; from suppliers of energy through to providers of waste solutions. We also advise businesses on the procurement of energy and how they deal with waste within their supply chains.  Our approach is to identify commercial solutions which are cost effective and regulatory compliant.

Our energy lawyers advise on:


  • contracts (including PFI)
  • regulatory advice
  • acquisition and disposal of businesses in the waste sector
  • transportation (including cross-frontier) of waste products
  • planning requirements and building regulations relating to the development of waste processing facilities
  • projects generating energy through waste products including anaerobic digestion
  • health and safety
  • waste related disputes
  • contaminated land and clean-up issues


  • metering supply
  • energy disputes
  • debt recovery

Renewables and clean technology

  • green energy
  • renewable energy and investment in green technologies
  • green leases
  • certification (including EPC, DEC and AC)
  • carbon reduction commitment (CRC) and compliance
  • feed-in tariffs/renewable heat incentive/ROC, the Green Deal
  • agreements relating to the sale/installation of equipment to generate renewable energy
  • intellectual property in clean technology

Knowledge & insight

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Are you ESOS aware?

All large, eligible organisations (excluding the public sector) must carry out an energy efficiency audit by 5 December 2015. It will assess the energy efficiency of businesses’ operations as well as identifying further energy saving opportunities.

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