Energy and Natural Resources
The energy sector is one of the most significant and fast changing sectors in Nigeria and across the globe; where political, technological, environmental and economic factors influence markets at all levels as well as the businesses that service them.
Set against the background of a complicated legislative and regulatory framework, managing legal risk and devising the necessary contractual arrangements to create robust platforms for long term projects can be challenging for companies of all sizes.
We have a comprehensive knowledge of the law and the business of energy and natural resources. The combined knowledge and experience of our team ensure they are well-positioned to provide risk-conscious advice, which is both commercial and pragmatic.
We work with our clients to anticipate market trends in this specialized and fast-changing sector, identify its implications for their businesses and ultimately help achieve their goals. Our cross-disciplinary team and hands-on approach guarantees we will work closely with our clients to develop a real understanding of their business needs and assist by responding decisively to the dynamic landscape in which they operate.
Geopolitical and market factors continue to exert pressure on the energy and natural resources sector, while environmental concerns have boosted the renewable industry. This creates significant challenges as well as attractive opportunities for our clients, and we are adept at providing support in responding decisively to the very progressive landscape in which they operate.
We have the competence to assist in all aspects of mining operations considering our in-depth experience in the interpretation and application of legislation relating to mineral exploration and mining, and also able to adapt swiftly to an ever-changing international business landscape.
Our full-service mining and resources team advises clients through the life of a project, including development, funding, operation and exit by sale or IPO. Our in-depth knowledge and experience of the legal and operational challenges faced by mining operators avails us the capacity to support our clients with advice on all relevant legal aspects and to provide innovative solutions in respect of mineral development, water projects, and natural resources sales and trading.