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Natural Resources

Our Natural Resources team know their way around this global sector.

We act for businesses in the sectors of oil & gas, mining, renewable energy and agriculture, including many which are listed on the London Stock Exchange's Main Market and AIM.

Our experience in consulting, drilling, farm-in, operating, joint venture, participation and other contracts essential to the oil & gas and mining industries extends to mineral and hydrocarbon licensing and permitting in jurisdictions around the world, including the UK North Sea.

English law is regularly the governing law on international transactions in the energy sector, and we have acted on numerous acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures. We also have considerable experience advising on public and private financings for both institutions and issuers.

It is also an area where shareholder and joint venture  disputes are increasingly common, due in part to the political instability in jurisdictions where the underlying assets are often located. Our dispute resolution and corporate governance specialists are routinely called on to advise on these matters, which they do with the added benefit of industry knowledge that every one of our team members has.

Read more about our work in natural resources and renewable energy in the UK and around the world here.


Recent news, articles and deals:

Fox Williams advises Scotgold Resources Limited on £9 million placing, subscription and debt fundingmore
Fox Williams advises Scotgold Resources Limited on Underwritten Rights Issue more
Fox Williams advises Woodlakes Leisure Limited on the sale of its business to Woodlakes Park Limitedmore
Fox Williams advises Allenby Capital on the AIM IPO of Cogenpower plcmore
Fox Williams LLP advise quoted company Plexus Holdings PLC on transformational transaction - Chinamore
Fox Williams LLP acts for the sellers on the sale of VerdErg Connectors Limitedmore
Fox Williams acts for Fox-Davies Capital on placings for two AIM mining companiesmore
Fox Williams LLP acts for Plexus Holdings plcmore
Fox Williams acts for ISDX-listed Cap Energy on Oil & Gas Acquisitionmore
Fox Williams advises AIM and TSXV-listed Edge Resources on its $5 million UK placingmore
FW acts for TSXV-listed Edge Resources Inc on its dual-listing on AIMmore
FW advises FirstEnergy and Mirabaud on £4.3 million Trap Oil placing more
FW advises Rialto Energy Limited on its AUS$86.4 million private placement & admission to trading on AIMmore
Fox Williams “Leads for Green Deal”more
FW act for Plexus Holdings plc on share placing to new and existing institutional investorsmore
Supreme Court delivers good news for the offshore oil industrymore
FW advises UrAmerica Limited on its US $10 million investment by Camecomore
FW advises Westhouse Securities on the AIM listing of Fluormin Plcmore
UK bribery act introduces tougher rules for oil and gas companiesmore
Takeover Panel’s review encouraging for London-listed energy companies but still work to be done more
FW acts for AIM-listed Solomon Gold PLC, on £15.1 million placingmore
The Takeover Panel\'s review is designed to level the playing field for London-listed mining companiesmore
LICENCE TO DRILL: Recent Supreme Court ruling will not bore a hole in oil companies future financesmore
Fox Williams LLP acted for Sumatra Copper & Gold plc, which is quoted on ASX (Australian Stock Exchange ) under SUM, on a placing which raised A$2,500,000.more
Oil & Gas Sector: Canadian Regulatory Landscapemore


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