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Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

3 TEMPLE QUAY, TEMPLE BACK EAST, BRISTOL, BS1 6DZ, ENGLAND
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Work 0345 415 0000
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Christopher Towner

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Work 0117 989 6928
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www.womblebonddickinson.com
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Work Department

Oil and gas.

Position

Chris specialises in commercial projects work with particular expertise in the energy sector. Chris spent six years in the energy and projects team at Herbert Smith, advising a range of companies, merchant banks and public sector clients in relation to a wide range of issues connected with the UK electricity and gas markets. The matters he has advised on range from large cross-border mergers and acquisitions to day-to-day advice on the terms of contracts with customers and suppliers. Chris has also spent six months on secondment to Eastern Natural Gas and Calor Gas.

Career

Solicitor, Edge Ellison 1997; associate, Herbert Smith 2000; associate, Bond Pearce 2006; senior associate, Bond Pearce 2008; partner, Bond Pearce 2009; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination in 2017.


London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

Within: Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

The dedicated energy lawyers at Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP are known for acting for an enviable international client roster including developers of new electricity generation projects, leading power companies and independents. Historically strong in matters of real estate and consenting, the firm's recent focus has been on the field of renewables and gas-fired power plants where  Christopher Towner and Paul Stockley's team continues to advise on high-profile corporate and commercial transactions, energy regulation matters and high value disputes.

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South West: Projects, energy and natural resources

Energy

Within: Energy

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP’s specialist energy and natural resources team covers energy matters relating to energy regulation and disputes, as well as corporate and commercial transactions. Practice head Chris Towner focuses on the commercial aspects of energy projects. Also notable is that the firm fields a sizeable oil and gas team, which boosts its international presence; Simon Hewes  is a key contact for transactional advice in this space. Stephen Dilley represents clients in energy-related disputes.

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