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The energy sector is fast-paced and ever changing. Are you up-to-date with the latest changes in energy regulation and policy– and have a sense of what’s on the horizon?

LexisPSL Energy helps you to keep abreast of regulatory changes and updates, to understand the commercial implications of energy law and policy, and stay on top of the latest developments in the industry.

Our digestible practice notes are full of practical hints and tips from practising energy specialists (who understand what you need to know and do, because they’ve been in your position before). With direct links for deeper research, you can dive straight in to the relevant industry codes and guidance or consolidated legislation and browse through journals that may be of interest, providing a one-stop shop for all your needs when practicing in the energy sector.

Energy law isn’t just a matter for ‘energy specialists’, the regulations affect lawyers who work on everything from property transactions to construction projects and carbon trading. Energy law is a sophisticated, rapidly changing sector, which demands a strong knowledge of UK, EU and international law. Our experts give you an up-to-date, authoritative view, backed-up by primary sources; so with less time spent on research, you’ll have more time to spend on profitable work and business development.

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the 5 May 2020 agreement by most EU Member States to terminate their intra-EU bilateral...
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Produced in partnership with Joe Tirado, Partner of Garrigues UK LLP and Elisa Vicente, Senior Associate of J&A Garrigues, S. L. P. 12th Jan
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering the use of ADR as it may...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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What is the ‘supplier of last resort’?When the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) revokes a supply licence (usually because of insolvency),...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 12th Jan
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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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What are OFTOs?Offshore Transmission Owners (OFTOs) are the owners of offshore transmission assets which connect offshore wind farms to the onshore...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
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9th Nov
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ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Mitcheson of Trowers & Hamlins LLP 15th May
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