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Energy Lawyers

The Energy industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace to meet the challenges of rising energy demand, the requirements of the renewable industry and a changing regulatory market. This makes it an exciting sector in which to work.

At Square One Law we recognise that this fast evolving sector is under intense competitive pressure and that companies within it are seeking ever more innovative and practical advice from their lawyers.

Our experience includes advising:

Our lawyers are passionate about energy and have a wide range of experience across a variety of technologies, legal specialisms and industry sectors. Some of our experience includes advising:

  • Able UK on a range of matters including decommissioning projects and the assembly of the Marine Energy Park on the Humber.
  • Blue Water Energy on the acquisition of a majority stake in px Group.
  • Zero Carbon Futures on creating a collaboration agreement with Ionnity (a joint venture of all German car manufacturers) to create the first fast charging EV charging facility.
  • Shepherd Offshore on the development of both the Offshore Technology Park and Neptune Energy Park which will include the Neptune National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering, the first of its kind in the UK, bringing together industry and academia to create a world-class engineering research facility.
  • Chirton Engineering on the sale of the energy services and specialist engineering company to Carr’s Engineering.
  • Hardy AVARR Limited on designing collaboration arrangements for an offshore decommissioning consortium.
  • JDR Cables in the taking of new premises at Hartlepool Docks to service its major expansion plans.
  • Advanced Industrial Solutions on a number of projects to facilitate growth in the supply of training to the oil and gas and renewable industries.
  • The renewable energy division of Lanchester Wine Cellars in the procurement and erection of a wind turbine on site and leasing arrangements in respect of further turbines
  • Armstrong Energy in respect of international property licensing and joint venture arrangements for ‘waste plastics to energy’ technology.

We are also pleased to support and be members of NOF.



Our clients

  • We use Square One Law because they are accessible, they are North East-based and they get the business. They’ve got a great work ethos with regard to helping businesses like ours and a great team

    Neil Herron, CEO Grid Smarter Cities

Our Energy Team

Marie-Louise Bozonet

Corporate Partner

0191 250 8509 07785 460 397

Gill Hall

Managing Partner and Head of Commercial

0191 250 8538 07880 196 191

Adrian Hill

Head of Property

0191 250 8563 07808 911 832

Mark Lazenby

Head of Corporate and Finance

0191 250 8506 07880 384 214

Helen Brain

Commercial Partner

0191 250 8553 07702 859 698

Jean-Pierre van Zyl

Head of Employment

0191 250 8525 07765 062 897

Michael Shuker

Property Partner

0191 250 8513 07872 006 428

Ian Gilthorpe

Senior Partner

0191 250 8501 07771 571 600