Ashfords' Energy Team consists of a range of specialist lawyers in intellectual property, projects, project finance, corporate finance, tax, construction, planning, property, regulatory and public law. Our lawyers can advise across the full spectrum of legal issues that energy businesses face, ranging from securing IPRs for clean technology, carbon trading, to renewable energy infrastructure projects. - See more at: /energy/#sthash.rQkpQI01.dpuf

Our Energy Team consists of a range of specialist lawyers in Intellectual Property, Projects, Project Finance, Corporate Finance, Tax, Construction, Planning, and Property.

We advise our clients on the full spectrum of legal issues that energy businesses face, from securing IPRs for clean technology and carbon trading to Renewable Energy Infrastructure Projects.

Energy Impact From Osborne's Budget

The Coalition Government's 2013 Budget has a limited impact on the Energy sector.

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Local Government

Local Government

We have a wide reaching Local Government practice, advising local and regional government bodies on all the legal issues that affect them.

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Waste and Resource Management

Environmental issues such as Waste Management, Climate Change, Sustainability, Alternative and Renewable Energy are all central to Government policy and investment. It is imperative that businesses have access to the necessary expertise to assist them in maximising opportunity and ensuring legal compliance. Our Waste Team has extensive experience of helping businesses in both the water and waste industry. We have a strong understanding of the sector and the commercial and legal issues that it faces. A number of our lawyers have worked in-house with some of the major UK companies that operate in the water and waste sector.

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Our Environment Team specialises in providing support to our commercial property and corporate lawyers and dealing with individual stand-alone environmental issues. We advise on the need for consents and permits, appeals against refusals and alleged breaches of consent, and do so on a case-by-case basis, tailored to your requirements.

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Capabilities Planning


Our Planning Team is at the forefront of developments in planning law to ensure pragmatism and efficiency of advice. We work with developers and local planning authorities on contentious and non-contentious issues, along with third parties wishing to comment or object on development proposals. The team includes several former local authority in-house solicitors, and so are well placed to advise all sides on how to achieve their objectives.

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Our Construction team provides a comprehensive service to the industry.

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Northey Mark 4902

Infrastructure seems to be recovering from a slowdown, albeit much of the activity is energy driven due to the needs for replacement and additional power generation plant and distribution capacity and the subsidies available for renewable generation.

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