Energy, waste and sustainability industry
Expertise you can trust from lawyers who understand your sector and how to deliver your aims.
Brachers’ Energy, Waste and Sustainability team includes experts in a wide range of legal practice areas, and is led by our sector specialists and commercial project lawyers, Erol Huseyin and Alex Cosgrove.
We work with sponsors, developers, lenders, contractors and landowners, as well as existing businesses that need support with their commercial transactions.
Our team is able to support you at all stages of the project lifecycle, across a wide range of areas, including waste-to-energy, waste-to-fuels, renewables, green technology, utilities, decarbonising supply chains, and sustainable finance, to name just a few. We particularly specialise in the development of next-generation energy recovery projects.
Why choose Brachers?
Brachers is an award-winning law firm with more than 125 years’ experience in providing legal advice. Our corporate and commercial lawyers have an outstanding reputation in the market and are recognised as a leading team by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and various industry awards, including the South East Dealmakers Awards.
Our energy, waste and sustainability specialists have considerable experience and a proven track record of delivering major projects gained in large City firms and at Brachers. This means we can offer you the first-class service and expertise you would expect from a City firm, but at competitive rates.
We understand that our advice must be given within a commercial context, so we strive to understand our clients’ business and their approach to the transaction.
International deals and investments
We are also part of the Marcalliance gobal network of international lawyers, which connects us to legal experts around the world who specialise in the energy, waste and sustainability industry.
If you want to do business across international borders, we can access trusted expertise on local industry and legal regulations across the globe.
How we can support your business
We provide full legal support to companies operating in the energy, waste and sustainability industry on a broad range of areas, including:
- project development and structuring
- commercial contracts
- joint venture/shareholding agreements and corporate governance
- mergers and acquisitions
- banking and finance
- commercial property
- environmental law
- dispute resolution
- projects involving agricultural land.
Our team also has particular expertise in handling financing for sustainability, waste and energy projects. Find out more about our Corporate, Banking and Finance law services.
Our commitment to sustainability
As a firm we recognise our responsibility to take a sustainable approach to our own day-to-day operations and to minimise the impact of our business on the environment.
Our Environmental Policy includes steps such as managing waste responsibly, reducing carbon emissions and moving towards a paperless office.
In 2019 we recycled 9,105 tonnes of waste, 100% of our cardboard waste was recycled and 100% of our general waste avoided landfill, being used as fuel through the energy-from-waste process. As a result of our efforts, we have achieved ISO14001.
How to get in touch
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