The energy sector is heavily regulated, capital intensive, involves many sub-contractors, and is sensitive to issues in the market. These characteristics in the energy sector lead to major disputes. When there is an international component, the dispute may go to international arbitration as the redress and resolution forum.
These characteristics make the energy sector a frequent source of major disputes. These disputes inevitably entail complex technical, contractual, political and regulatory aspects. When there is an international element, these disputes generally go to international arbitration.
Our Energy Sector Dispute Practice can assist energy clients in matters regarding patents, environmental claims and investigations, regulatory, contract, risk management, and business tort issues in court cases, regulatory proceedings, and international arbitrations.