Energy & Utilities

Energy & Utilities - China

Few law firms know utilities and energy as well as our lawyers do

Clients come to King & Wood Mallesons for our intricate knowledge of the legal, commercial and regulatory challenges you face daily in this complex and dynamic industry.

The utilities sector in China continues to undergo significant change. This includes regulatory reform, disaggregation, privatisation and corporatisation, supply and demand issues, competitive pressures, uncertainty over carbon pricing, and the rise of the renewable energy market.

Consistently at the forefront of the market, we are involved in some of the region’s most significant transactions, major projects, supply agreements and private sector divestments. The clients who have benefited from our advice include China General Nuclear Power Group, Shanghai Electric, Guohua Energy, REC Silicon and Synthesis Energy Systems.

Our advice on energy and utilities law covers:

  • Power: conventional, nuclear, renewables
  • Carbon markets
  • Pipelines
  • Refineries
  • Liquefied natural gas (LNG)
  • Chemicals and manufacturing
  • Water
  • Transport (roads, railways, ports, airports).
"Noted for its ability to provide a full range of legal services for clients involved in the most complex energy and resources projects, and its in-depth knowledge of business or legislative developments in the market."

We have a full team specialising in this area.

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