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International Energy & Climate Change lawyers

Our team consists of advisors who not only understand your industry, but also work on cutting-edge issues with leaders of energy companies, regulators, governments, industry bodies and investors, across the globe and at every stage of the energy lifecycle.

We are market-leading, global advisers on:

  • Oil & gas exploration and production
  • Mid-stream activities,
  • Traditional or newer electricity generation technologies,
  • Energy transition and climate change strategies
  • Energy efficiency
  • Project finance
  • M&A
  • Energy disputes
  • Regulatory and commercial issues

We aim to drive and facilitate the future of the energy sector and remain thought leaders, by combining our global experience in thought leadership, expert guides and regular LawNows.

Please get in touch with the Head of the global CMS Energy & Climate Change group below.

Here you can find a list of all lawyers globally:

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Philip Duffield
United Kingdom, London
Philip Duffield is a partner in the Energy, Projects & Construction group. He specialises in advising sponsors, lenders and the public sector on the construction, operation, commercial and financing aspects...
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Ben Ewing
Oman, Muscat
Ben Ewing heads up our CMS Office in Oman. His practice encompasses all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with a particular focus on global business projects, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions...
Luis Fernández
Mexico, Mexico City
Luis advises clients almost exclusively in the energy sector, where he has successfully designed, negotiated and implemented corporate structures for the development of projects in various fields, including...
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Frank Fowlie
United Kingdom, Aberdeen
Frank Fowlie is a Corporate partner in the Aberdeen office of CMS and a member of our Energy & Climate Change sector group.Frank has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate work including mergers...
Shona Frame
United Kingdom, Glasgow
Shona Frame specialises in construction dispute resolution. She has dual accreditation by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in construction law and in arbitration law. She is a Fellow of Chartered...
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Roxana Fratila
Head of Real Estate & Construction
Romania, Bucharest
Roxana Fratila is a partner and head of Real Estate and Construction in Romania and has over fifteen years’ experience advising international clients with focus on real estate matters.  She has worked...
Niklas Ganssauge
Dr. Niklas Ganssauge, LL.M. (Berkeley)
Germany, Hamburg
Energy law expert Niklas Ganssauge advises project developers, plant manufacturers, investors and banks on the planning, construction, acquisition and financing of wind and solar farms as well as biogas...
Björn Gaul
Prof. Dr. Björn Gaul
Rechtsanwalt | Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht (Certified lawyer for labor and employment law)
Germany, Cologne
Björn Gaul has extensive experience in advising German and international companies on corporate restructurings, business outsourcings, changes of collective bargaining agreements, flexible staff deployment...
Ivan Gazdic
Attorney-at-law for real estate & construction
Serbia, Belgrade
Ivan Gazdić has expertise in energy law and infrastructure, including the development and financing wind farms and other energy facilities, waste disposal plants, and energy efficiency projects.He is...
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John Geddes
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
John is a Partner in the Oil and Gas team based in Dubai. John has an excellent understanding of E&P companies’ commercial and legal drivers having spent over four years on secondment in the legal teams...