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The renewable and natural energy sectors present significant opportunities, but also challenges to operators, developers, funders and consumers.

Keeping up to speed and complying with the latest developments, and accessing the right expertise, is crucial with the introduction of new regulations and the changing incentive regime.

We’re on hand to help. Our cross-disciplinary team of legal experts – leaders in the North of England – advise businesses operating in all areas of the energy and utilities sectors on everything from site acquisition and assembly, to regulatory constraints and compliance. We also have particular experience in advising on mines and mineral issues.

We work in partnership with a broad spectrum of businesses within the renewable, low carbon and fossil fuel sectors; connected waste and utilities industries; biofuels and aggregators in mining sectors.

Our pragmatic, commercially focused advice incorporates technical legal expertise and informed by the market, concentrates on securing the best outcome for you and your organisation, protecting the long-term future of the sector.

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Alex Cox

Partner | Built Environment

+44 (0) 330 137 3530

+44 (0)787 219 0881

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Kamran Hyder

Partner | Built Environment

+44 (0) 330 137 3532

+44 (0) 773 052 1967

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Frank Orr

Consultant l Built Environment

+44 (0) 330 137 3515

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What people say

  • Ward Hadaway’s sizeable team... impresses with the breadth of its expertise.

    Legal 500
  • The team attracts strong praise for its expertise in generation project development

    Legal 500
  • Ward Hadaway's expertise within the Energy market is impressive and diverse, supporting our business in delivering our programme of energy projects with confidence.

    Matthew Flint, Director, JFS Associates
  • I have always been extremely pleased with the support I have received

    Gerard Armstrong, Managing Director, Combined Cycle Enhancements Limited
  • Always thinking about the bigger picture and questioning the 'what if…'

    Jacqui Hall, Managing Director, Contract Natural Gas Limited

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