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Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) LLP and Pitmans LLP merged on 1 December 2018 to become BDB Pitmans LLP. More details can be found here


Complex regulations, a pressure to reduce emissions, and an increased demand for energy and security of supply are just some of the challenges facing the energy and utilities sector.

Sectors and Services
Planning, Infrastructure and Regeneration

We provide both practical and commercial advice and understand the key issues affecting this sector, with particular experience on the authorisation of infrastructure projects.

We can advise on:

  • Gas pipelines
  • LNG facilities
  • Nuclear and gas-fired electricity generating stations, biomass schemes and wind farms
  • Transmission and distribution lines
  • Underground gas storage schemes
  • Waste water projects
  • Water supply schemes

Our specialist knowledge and experience of the processes involved in preparing and submitting applications to secure authorisation for these projects goes far beyond the law. We advise on strategy, tactics, public policy, public affairs, communications and media relations.

We also advise our clients on a variety of more general commercial, real estate and regulatory issues, including inquiries on price review matters before the Competition Commission.

We can also advise on the implications of Brexit on infrastructure planning.

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Reading RG1 7SR

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Reading RG1 2LU

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