The future is now.

The UK’s Energy requirements are high on the government’s agenda, with policy under constant review making for a continuously transitioning market. The pressure posed by net zero targets and climate emergency declarations, the rapid decentralisation and digitalisation of the sector, changes or removal of subsidies, and the emergence of new transformative technologies all require a strategic response.

In the face of these challenges it is exciting to see the emergence of multi-faceted projects coming together, involving renewables, battery storage, and EV charging that are considering the increasing importance of data in energy applications.  Change affects all industry players from energy companies to developers and consumers, bringing opportunity as well as risk.

Our focus areas

Our specialist team of Energy lawyers supports clients to deliver some of the biggest and most innovative projects in the UK.

Solar & Battery Storage

Solar panels paired with battery storage systems provide the ability to harness the power of the sun during the day and store excess energy for use at night or during periods of high demand, increasing energy independence and sustainability.

EV & Infrastructure

Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular as a sustainable transportation choice, and the expansion of charging infrastructure is crucial to support their widespread adoption.

Wind & Tidal

Onshore and offshore wind farms provide a cost-effective source of renewable energy harnesses strong and consistent winds to generate clean electricity.

Green Hydrogen

Green hydrogen holds great promise as a clean and sustainable fuel with the potential to decarbonize various industries and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Carbon Capture

Carbon capture is a critical tool in the fight against climate change, trapping and reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

Agrivoltaics

Agrivoltaics combines farming and solar energy production, maximizing land use efficiency and sustainability.

Geothermal

Geothermal energy taps into the Earth’s natural heat to provide clean and reliable power.

Anaerobic digestion

Anaerobic digestion is a biological process that converts organic waste into biogas, a renewable energy source, while also producing valuable organic fertilizers.

Why choose Foot Anstey?

We are heavily immersed in renewable energy and involved with conversations at a policy level through membership of groups such as the Energy Data Taskforce, the Energy Storage Network and the London EV Taskforce. This ensures we stay ahead of policy updates and market trends enabling us to always look at the bigger picture and provide you with the best possible advice in line with your strategic goals.

We have an extensive energy network, from policy makers to big six suppliers and a wide range of funders, and one of our strengths is our ability to make relevant introductions to help provide you with collaborative solutions.

Our people

Our team can provide you with energy legal advice from the moment you start thinking about a new project all the way through to its completion. Whether you’re navigating policy and planning requirements, looking for a new site or site funding, implementing your project or looking to sell, our team is here to help yours.

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What our clients say?

The team at FA were always welcoming and open in all of our discussions and involvements. The FA team often involved more junior staff in our meetings to promote their learning and development. Not only was it great to see their commitment to the development of their staff but those staff members also came across as very knowledgably

Legal 500 2022

All the Foot Anstey partners and associates that we deal with have a clear, focused understanding of the projects that they advise us on in the renewable and battery energy sector.

Legal 500 2022

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