Nigel Knowles

Resolving the fracking rift is within our reach


If shale gas can cut the UK’s energy dependence, we must jump hurdles to do it.

Energy News

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HSF allies with Nasser Al-Hamdan to reopen in Riyadh two years after regional exit

24-Nov-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Herbert Smith Freehills will reopen in Riyadh in 2016 through an exclusive association with local firm Nasser Al-Hamdan and the hire of two partners from DLA Piper and White & Case.

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Burness Paull appointed lead adviser to Ecotricity in Scotland

30-Oct-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Burness Paull has been appointed as lead adviser to green energy firm Ecotricity in Scotland, following a pitch led by chairman Philip Rodney.


Wood Group GC departure sparks search for successor

29-Oct-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Wood Group has started a search for a new general counsel and company secretary to replace outgoing legal head Robbie Brown.

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Energy Analysis


Special report: CIS – power change

6-Nov-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

With a traditionally strong energy market hit by political instability, CIS nations are diversifying into green energy. Will law firms do the same?

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Motor drive: Bulgaria special report

2-Nov-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Bulgaria is a vibrant car components and business process outsourcing centre, while its IT and telecoms sectors are catching the eye of investors too.

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Angola/Mozambique: from Asia with cash


Angola and Mozambique are developing fast in a variety of practice areas and industry sectors, as Asian investors set the pace.

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