Whether you’re a local landowner or national developer, our expert team can tailor our approach to suit your needs. Through sound commercial advice, we’ll help you avoid the risks, protect your interests and resolve any disputes that may arise.

How we help you

Are you a landowner?

You need to be aware of the risks involved regarding the contractual agreements used to govern the installation and management of electricity substations and pylons on your land.

We can advise you on the steps you need to take to avoid the pitfalls of wayleave and easement agreements. And we can fight your corner in court to ensure the fairest outcome from your dispute when necessary.

Our expert legal team combine the expertise of our Construction, Commercial, Property and Litigation departments.  We’ve years of experience and success acting for landowners in both contentious and non-contentious matters, including acting for Arnold White Estates in their successful £5.8m landmark case.

You can find out more about Arnold White Estates v National Grid here – and our successful defence of the Court of Appeal case here.

Are you a buyer, developer or energy company?

We can advise you on every element of your project. From the sale, planning and financing to construction, maintenance and potential disputes.

Construction work

Partner, Chris Groves, has over 10 years’ experience in construction law dealing with both bespoke and standard contracts.

Commercial contracts

Our Head of Commercial, James Phinn, specialises in drafting, negotiating and advising on supply, planning and maintenance agreements.

Property and infrastructure

Head of Property, Mark Teal, and Partners, James Houston and Zoë Carmichael, can advise you on options in leases, terms and conditions of contracts and other property and infrastructure-related matters.

Dispute resolution

We always aim to settle your dispute without the need to go to court. But where this isn’t possible, our Litigation team led by Matthew Fletcher we can put you in the best position to protect what matters to you and resolve your dispute as quickly and painlessly as possible.

Click here to find out how we can help you resolve your dispute.

You can find out more about our Energy, Infrastructure & Renewables services here.