Chambers 2018 Firm LogoUK leading firm 2017The UK's Energy requirements are high on the government's agenda, with Energy Policy under regular review, and the outcomes will affect all businesses operating in the UK from energy companies to developers of new energy projects and industrial consumers. The Energy Industry is rising to the challenge of a rapidly-moving sector which is facing pressures from carbon reduction commitments, withdrawal/reduction of subsidies for renewables and the emergence of technologies new to the UK such as energy storage.

The Energy Team at Foot Anstey is recognised for its specialist expertise and advice in the Energy Sector and the Team comprises true specialists who work exclusively in the Sector for clients ranging from developers and suppliers to investors and lenders. Our membership and support of key industry associations and promotion of events such as our Energy Storage Roundtable enable us to keep our sector knowledge at the cutting edge for the benefit of our clients. 


  • Energy Storage
  • Solar
  • Energy Retail and supply
  • Cleantech and IOT
  • Origination and routes to market
  • Onshore wind
  • Offshore wind
  • Hydro
  • Wave
  • Tidal
  • Energy from Waste
  • Biogas/Anaerobic Digestion
  • Biomass
  • Community Energy for developers and local authorities
  • Renewables Obligation and Contracts for Difference
  • Private Wire
  • CCGT
  • Grid (including linear schemes for grid connection)
  • Gas Pipelines
  • CHP
  • Nuclear site licensing


  • Consenting including CPO
  • Real Estate (including Scottish qualified lawyers)
  • Power Purchase Agreements/Aggregation Contracts/Virtual Power Plant
  • Financings
  • Corporate Acquisitions, Disposals and Restructurings
  • JVs
  • Tax
  • Regulatory
  • Subsidies including CFD, FIT, RO and RHI
  • Connection Agreements (DNO and IDNO)
  • Procurement
  • Construction
  • O&M
  • Health & Safety
  • Power and gas supply agreements for industrial users

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