Environment and energy

Clean technology plays a critical role in delivering a sustainable future.  We take pride in helping the clean tech sector resolve its disputes, as well as supporting the traditional energy companies in their transition a renewable future.  

Clean tech disputes require a trailblazing approach.  Emerging business may not have legal budget to fight their corner.  We source funding to ensure emerging businesses can pursue a fast-moving and impactful legal strategy.

Recent feedback from a leading UK clean tech player: “[Hanna to add]”.

Our expertise at Aavagard and at previous firms includes:

  • Acting for a clean tech fund in a shareholder dispute.
  • Advising a European manufacturer of solar cells in disputes with its Chinese, Japanese and Norwegian suppliers resulting in a settlement. 
  • Acting on an ICC arbitration concerning construction of a novel nuclear power plant in Finland.
  • Acting on ICC arbitrations concerning gas pricing reopeners. 
  • Acting on an SCC arbitration regarding environmental regulatory compliance in the aftermath of a share sale.
  • Acting on an HKIAC administered arbitration under UNCITRAL Rules regarding development and financing of African oil field.
  • Acting for a Russian financial institution in an LCIA arbitration and subsequent settlement in relation to a dispute over a complex arrangement for the holding of shares in a Russian energy entity.
  • Advising a multinational company in relation to its oil concession in South Sudan in context of violent transition to independence.