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Davidson Chalmers’ Energy Team advises clients on a broad range of energy and other resource issues, offering experience, expertise and practical insight that centre on achieving the desired commercial objectives of our clients.

Within this rapidly evolving sector, the team stands out for its ability to offer an inclusive service to operators, developers, investors, housebuilders and landowners in connection with hydro-power, solar, on-shore wind, biomass and anaerobic digestion, as well as geo-thermal and EfW. 

Key expertise:
Developing your energy strategy.
Assessing the financial projections of renewables projects including available fiscal incentives:
- FITs.
- the Renewable Heat Incentive.
- Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs).
- Contracts For Difference (CfDs).
Corporate structuring.
Joint venture agreements.
Funding arrangements and securities.
Planning including section 75 agreements.
Construction contracts.
Permitting and pre-build work on grid connection and grid connection agreements.
Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).
Purchase and sale due diligence.
Property options, leases, purchases and sales.

Our team offers support with construction contracts, professional appointments and litigation where necessary as part of the build-out phase. This is all underpinned by specialist sector knowledge of the UK energy market, and the commercial practicalities involved in delivering renewable energy projects.

The team has also advised on community-led renewable energy projects, and has acted for various CICs, co-operatives and community benefit societies. Recent work has involved putting together share offerings for community groups and helping with other forms of investment and grant funding.

The latest edition of Legal 500 commented:

Andy Drane is ‘of very high calibre’. 

Renewable Energy & Natural Resources Experience in the Following Sectors:

Renewable Energy

Davidson Chalmers LLP is one of the most trusted names in the provision of renewable energy legal advice in Scotland. And when you’re operating in a sector as competitive and rapidly evolving as renewable energy you need lawyers who can deliver swift transactions, innovative solutions and prompt resolutions to complex disputes.

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Rural Business

At Davidson Chalmers we have a wealth of experience in helping rural businesses adapt to the pressures of today and the broad range of specialisms and sector knowledge within the firm are fundamental to this.

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Who to Contact

t 0131 625 9191


t 0131 625 9191


t 0131 625 9191


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