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We’re proud to be Different. Innovative. Ambitious.

The utilities landscape is changing, with innovation more important than ever before. We do not compromise on quality and ensure that our clients are always one step ahead.

In a dynamic and growing market, we know how vital it is to have access to instant guidance and support from people who understand your sector and are experts in what they do.

Our team of dedicated land rights experts have true passion and unbeatable knowledge of the energy sector with over 40 years combined experience in working with IDNOs, IGTs, ICPs and DNOs. Our specialist team deliver market-leading advice that enables our clients to continually evolve and be at the forefront of the market.

Technology, combined with our experience and passion to improve the land rights process, enables us to predict where delays may occur, take action immediately to mitigate them and deliver connections at unrivalled efficiency. Our transparent, accessible, easy-to-use portal reduces burden on all parties, and has helped us achieve connections substantially quicker than any competitor legal team in this field.

Supported by experts from across a wide variety of legal disciplines, we deliver a fast-pace and cost-effective service, giving you real value for money.

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Proven Results

The Client

Last Mile


Site in South Wales

The Challenge

This project involved a heavily complex site with multiple landowners, including landlords and third party owners, a DNO and an investment fund with their own stringent requirements. To add to this multifaceted site, there was also an unregistered freehold following the transfer of part on an estate, an unregistered leasehold title, as well as various environmental concerns. 

How We Helped

Our team of experts completed the transaction within three months, meeting the developer’s tight completion window with ease​
We secured cost contributions from the developer, resulting in large cost savings to ​ our client​
Our dedicated team of experts included representation at senior level to progress the instruction as quickly as possible
The developer also benefitted, with no delay to practical completion, no liquidated damages payable to the investment fund and tenant, and importantly no lost rental income – representing substantial savings to all parties involved​

“Shakespeare Martineau’s industry knowledge and understanding of our commercial objectives shone through both on paper and in person, and their delivery is matching up to their promise.” ​

Matthew Collinson , Legal and Regulatory Affairs Director​

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How can we help?

Our expert lawyers are ready to help you with a wide range of legal services, use the search below or call us on: 0330 024 0333