The following Dispute Resolution guidance note Produced in partnership with John Gilbert of K&L Gates LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
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There are numerous potential complexities involved in disputes arising within the energy sector. Frequently, because of the location of the projects or energy source, the nationality of the parties and the venue or law chosen for resolving disputes, disputes will be international in nature and will involve consideration of cross-border issues. The dispute may arise from more than one contract and between more than two parties. In many cases, they will involve governments or state-owned entities, which introduces a further level of complexity.
Given the breadth of this category of disputes, this Practice Note focuses on the practical issues which may need to be considered in starting a claim and does not address specific substantive issues relating to any particular dispute.
For a summary of the various issues to consider, see: Starting a claim in an energy dispute—checklist.
The scope of disputes which might be classed as an energy dispute is broad. Examples of typical energy disputes include:
a dispute between the parties to a
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