A highly experienced national team of utilities specialists delivering knowledge and solutions to clients across the following sectors - power (including oil, gas and nuclear), water and waste water, renewables and waste and resources.
The utilities sector faces increasing demands and pressures from all angles, both on an international and national scale, from regulators, government, customers and shareholders.
We understand these demands and recognise that the ultimate focus for all operators is on the delivery of an excellent customer service.
The specialist team at Weightmans works with its clients to ensure they can deliver a truly exceptional service to their customers.
Weightmans delivers practical and commercial advice from lawyers who understand this fast-moving industry. Our specialist team includes lawyers with the following expertise - commercial, corporate, projects and construction, dispute resolution, employment, real estate and planning, environment, health and safety, marine and shipping, competition and procurement, IP and IT, tax and pensions.
Providing local knowledge on a national scale, we count several of the big six energy providers amongst our clients, as well as leading water and waste companies.
Offering the quality of a City team delivered at regional rates, our team includes lawyers with in-house utility provider experience – a cost-effective combination of in-depth sector expertise, extensive experience and commercial insight.
The specialist team are regular contributors to Utility Week and speak at a range of national conferences.
We regularly deliver in-house training programmes to directors, managers and the wider workforce, either face-to-face or through webinars, to help clients manage risk across their businesses.
We have been very happy with the level of service that we have received and feel that the firm offers straightforward advice at competitive rates.Chambers & Partners 2015
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Weightmans strengthens national construction team with two expert hires
Daniel Barchet and Richard Vaughan join the firm during time of exceptional growthKarl Jackson Partner
LEGAL COMMENT: Court of Appeal rules against Serious Fraud Office in landmark legal privilege case
In a case watched closely by both the legal and corporate industries, mining group ENRC has won a legal victory against the Serious Fraud Office..Mark Surguy Partner